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RFC 8391, "XMSS: eXtended Merkle Signature Scheme", May 2018

Source of RFC: IRTF
See Also: RFC 8391 w/ inline errata

Errata ID: 5573
Status: Verified
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Franziskus Kiefer
Date Reported: 2018-12-10
Verifier Name: Colin Perkins
Date Verified: 2019-04-09

Section 4.1.6 says:

Output: n-byte root node - top node on Stack

It should say:

Output: n-byte root node - top node on Stack or -1

Notes:

The algorithm can fail and might return -1 instead of a root node

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