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RE: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-smime-hmac-key-wrap-00.txt

2002-03-17 19:47:53

"Housley, Russ" <rhousley(_at_)rsasecurity(_dot_)com> writes:

Once the key is unwrapped, we want the recipient to know that it is
appropriate for use with the intended algorithm.

Why is this needed for KEK when it's never been needed before for any other key
transport type?  Like Jim, I can't see what the point of this is...


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