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RE: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-smime-pss-00.txt

2003-02-26 10:26:07

Hi Jim,

I understand that this Internet Draft is much simpler than the one on the
use of RSA-OAEP under CMS since you are referring to a future PKIX RFC (i.e.

However, I would think it still needs to include a separate section on
SMIMECapabilities attribute conventions addressing the various hash
functions, and the section on security considerations should probably touch
on not using of the same RSA private key under both RSA PKCS #1 v1.5 and
RSA-PSS, and on the choice of hash function and key sizes.



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Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-smime-pss-00.txt

A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts
This draft is a work item of the S/MIME Mail Security Working Group of the

        Title           : Use of the PSS Signature Algorithm in CMS
        Author(s)       : J. Schaad
        Filename        : draft-ietf-smime-pss-00.txt
        Pages           : 5
        Date            : 2003-2-25
This document specifies the conventions for using the RSA 
Probabilistic Signature Scheme (RSASSA-PSS) digital signature 
algorithm [P1v2.1] with the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) [CMS].

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