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Re: [smime] draft-gutmann-cms-hmac-enc comments requested

2011-03-30 01:48:23
On Mar 30, 2011, at 8:33 AM, Blake Ramsdell wrote:

Peter Gutmann would be interested in any comments about his draft:

      Title           : Using MAC-authenticated Encryption in the
Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)
      Author(s)       : P. Gutmann
      Filename        : draft-gutmann-cms-hmac-enc-03.txt
      Pages           : 19
      Date            : 2011-03-29

This document specifies the conventions for using MAC-authenticated
encryption with the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) authenticated-
enveloped-data content type.  This mirrors the use of a MAC combined
with an encryption algorithm that's already employed in IPsec, SSL/
TLS, and SSH, which is widely supported in existing crypto libraries
and hardware, and has been extensively analysed by the crypto

A URL for this Internet-Draft is:

In specific, it would be good for folks in this group to say whether they have 
read the draft and think it is ready for standardization. We are not a WG any 
more, so it will be submitted as an Individual Submission, but the ADs will 
want to know that it has had "sufficient" review. Chiming in on this thread 
with any comments is greatly appreciated.

--Paul Hoffman

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