[rfc-dist] RFC 5903 on Elliptic Curve Groups modulo a Prime (ECP Groups) for IKE and IKEv2

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        RFC 5903

        Title:      Elliptic Curve Groups modulo a 
                    Prime (ECP Groups) for IKE and 
        Author:     D. Fu, J. Solinas
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       June 2010
        Mailbox:    defu at orion.ncsc.mil, 
                    jasolin at orion.ncsc.mil
        Pages:      16
        Characters: 29175
        Obsoletes:  RFC4753

        I-D Tag:    draft-solinas-rfc4753bis-01.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5903.txt

This document describes three Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) groups
for use in the Internet Key Exchange (IKE) and Internet Key Exchange
version 2 (IKEv2) protocols in addition to previously defined groups.
These groups are based on modular arithmetic rather than binary
arithmetic.  These groups are defined to align IKE and IKEv2 with
other ECC implementations and standards, particularly NIST standards.
In addition, the curves defined here can provide more efficient
implementation than previously defined ECC groups.  This document
obsoletes RFC 4753.  This document is not an Internet Standards Track 
specification; it is published for informational purposes.

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