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RFC 5116, "An Interface and Algorithms for Authenticated Encryption", January 2008

Source of RFC: IETF - NON WORKING GROUP
Area Assignment: sec

Errata ID: 5233
Status: Reported
Type: Editorial

Reported By: Lars Maier
Date Reported: 2018-01-10

Section 5.3 says:

An AEAD_AES_128_CCM ciphertext is exactly 16 octets longer than its
 corresponding plaintext.

It should say:

An AEAD_AES_128_CCM ciphertext is exactly 2 octets longer than its
 corresponding plaintext.

Notes:

As described in NIST SP 800-38c the length of the MAC is given in bits. The algorithm specified therein at 6.2 returns a string of PLen + TLen bits.

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