Keying Material Exporters for Transport Layer Security (TLS) (RFC5705)
Original Publication Date: 2010-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Mar-16
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Note: The mechanism described in this document was previously known as "TLS Extractors" but was changed to avoid a name conflict with the use of the term "Extractor" in the cryptographic community.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) E. Rescorla Request for Comments: 5705 RTFM, Inc. Category: Standards Track March 2010 ISSN: 2070-1721
Keying Material Exporters for Transport Layer Security (TLS)
A number of protocols wish to leverage Transport Layer Security (TLS) to perform key establishment but then use some of the keying material for their own purposes. This document describes a general mechanism for allowing that.
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