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[smime] RFC 5652 on Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)

2009-09-17 19:18:33

A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

        RFC 5652

        Title:      Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) 
        Author:     R. Housley
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       September 2009
        Mailbox:    housley(_at_)vigilsec(_dot_)com
        Pages:      56
        Characters: 126813
        Obsoletes:  RFC3852

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-smime-rfc3852bis-00.txt


This document describes the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS).  This
syntax is used to digitally sign, digest, authenticate, or encrypt
arbitrary message content.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the S/MIME Mail Security Working Group of the 

This is now a Draft Standard Protocol.

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