[rfc-dist] RFC 4345 on Improved Arcfour Modes for the Secure Shell (SSH) Transport Layer Protocol

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        RFC 4345

        Title:      Improved Arcfour Modes for the 
                    Secure Shell SSH Transport Layer Protocol 
        Author:     B. Harris
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       January 2006
        Mailbox:    bjh21 at bjh21.me.uk
        Pages:      5
        Characters: 8967
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-harris-ssh-arcfour-fixes-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4345.txt

This document specifies methods of using the Arcfour cipher in the
Secure Shell (SSH) protocol that mitigate the weakness of the
cipher\'s key-scheduling algorithm.  [STANDARDS TRACK].

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

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