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Re: [smime] [Editorial Errata Reported] RFC3394 (3358)

2012-09-19 10:43:01
As it stands I would say that this errata needs to be rejected.

I accept the basic premise of the errata, that when you start step 3 the
value of t might not be well defined, however

1.  the value of s is well defined and therefore does not need to be
redefined, and 
2. the value of t needs to be replaced with s in both locations that it


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Subject: [Editorial Errata Reported] RFC3394 (3358)

The following errata report has been submitted for RFC3394,
"Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) Key Wrap Algorithm".

You may review the report below and at:

Type: Editorial
Reported by: Dwayne Litzenberger <dlitz(_at_)dlitz(_dot_)net>

Section: 2.2.1

Original Text
   3) Output the results.

       Set C[0] = A[t]
       For i = 1 to n
           C[i] = R[t][i]

Corrected Text
   3) Output the results.

       Set C[0] = A[t]
       For i = 1 to n
           C[i] = R[s][i], where s = 6n


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RFC3394 (draft-ietf-smime-aes-keywrap-00)
Title               : Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) Key Wrap
Publication Date    : September 2002
Author(s)           : J. Schaad, R. Housley
Category            : INFORMATIONAL
Source              : S/MIME Mail Security
Area                : Security
Stream              : IETF
Verifying Party     : IESG

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