ChaCha20-Poly1305 Cipher Suites for Transport Layer Security (TLS) (RFC7905)
Original Publication Date: 2016-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Jun-29
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
A. Langley: AUTHOR [+5]
This document describes the use of the ChaCha stream cipher and Poly1305 authenticator in version 1.2 or later of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol [RFC5246] as well as version 1.2 or later of the Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) protocol [RFC6347].
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) A. Langley Request for Comments: 7905 W. Chang Updates: 5246, 6347 Google, Inc. Category: Standards Track N. Mavrogiannopoulos ISSN: 2070-1721 Red Hat J. Strombergson Secworks Sweden AB S. Josefsson SJD AB June 2016
ChaCha20-Poly1305 Cipher Suites for Transport Layer Security (TLS)
This document describes the use of the ChaCha stream cipher and Poly1305 authenticator in the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) protocols.
This document updates RFCs 5246 and 6347.
Status of This Memo
This is an Internet Standards Track document.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Further information on Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 7841.
Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7905.
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RFC 7905 ChaCha-Poly1305 for TLS June 2016
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