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Re: Naming keys in EncryptedData

2005-11-16 10:07:08


It is an OCTET STRING. It identifies the content-encryption key that was previously distributed to the sender and one or more recipients.


At 11:01 PM 11/15/2005, Peter Gutmann wrote:
Russ Housley <housley(_at_)vigilsec(_dot_)com> writes:

>X9.73 defines an additional CMS content type.  It is:
>   NamedKeyEncryptedData ::= SEQUENCE {
>       version Version,
>       keyName KeyName OPTIONAL,
>       encryptedContentInfo EncryptedContentInfo }
>Does anyone see a reason to fold the keyName into EncryptedData?

What is the KeyName, and what is one suppossed to do with it?


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