[rfc-dist] RFC 6054 on Using Counter Modes with Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) and Authentication Header (AH) to Protect Group Traffic

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        RFC 6054

        Title:      Using Counter Modes with Encapsulating 
                    Security Payload (ESP) and Authentication Header 
                    (AH) to Protect Group Traffic 
        Author:     D. McGrew, B. Weis
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       November 2010
        Mailbox:    mcgrew at cisco.com, 
                    bew at cisco.com
        Pages:      10
        Characters: 22672
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-msec-ipsec-group-counter-modes-06.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6054.txt

Counter modes have been defined for block ciphers such as the
Advanced Encryption Standard (AES).  Counter modes use a counter,
which is typically assumed to be incremented by a single sender.
This memo describes the use of counter modes when applied to the
Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) and Authentication Header (AH)
in multiple-sender group applications.  [STANDARDS-TRACK]

This document is a product of the Multicast Security Working Group of the IETF.

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
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