RFC 8103

Using ChaCha20-Poly1305 Authenticated Encryption in the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS), February 2017

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Author:
R. Housley
Stream:
IETF
Source:
curdle (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8103

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Abstract

This document describes the conventions for using ChaCha20-Poly1305 Authenticated Encryption in the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS). ChaCha20-Poly1305 is an authenticated encryption algorithm constructed of the ChaCha stream cipher and Poly1305 authenticator.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

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