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ChaCha20-Poly1305 Cipher Suites for Transport Layer Security (TLS) (RFC7905) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246769D
Original Publication Date: 2016-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Jun-29
Document File: 16 page(s) / 16K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

A. Langley: AUTHOR [+4]


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].

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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

 Langley, et al.              Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7905                 ChaCha-Poly1305 for TLS               June 2016

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