RFC 8708

Use of the HSS/LMS Hash-Based Signature Algorithm in the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS), February 2020

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

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8708

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Abstract

This document specifies the conventions for using the Hierarchical Signature System (HSS) / Leighton-Micali Signature (LMS) hash-based signature algorithm with the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS). In addition, the algorithm identifier and public key syntax are provided. The HSS/LMS algorithm is one form of hash-based digital signature; it is described in RFC 8554.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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