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Title: Enhanced Security Services (ESS) Update:
Adding CertID Algorithm Agility
Author: J. Schaad
Status: Standards Track
Date: August 2007
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-smime-escertid-06.txt
In the original Enhanced Security Services for S/MIME document (RFC
2634), a structure for cryptographically linking the certificate to
be used in validation with the signature was introduced; this
structure was hardwired to use SHA-1. This document allows for the
structure to have algorithm agility and defines a new attribute for
this purpose. [STANDARDS TRACK]
This document is a product of the S/MIME Mail Security
Working Group of the IETF.
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