Diffie-Hellman Group Exchange for the Secure Shell (SSH) Transport Layer Protocol
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, secsh mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, secsh chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Diffie-Hellman Group Exchange for the SSH Transport Layer Protocol' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Diffie-Hellman Group Exchange for the SSH Transport Layer Protocol ' <draft-ietf-secsh-dh-group-exchange-06.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Secure Shell Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Russ Housley and Tim Polk. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-secsh-dh-group-exchange-06.txt
Technical Summary This document describes a new key exchange method for the SSH protocol. It allows the SSH server to propose to the client new groups on which to perform the Diffie-Hellman key exchange. The proposed groups need not be fixed and can change with time. Working Group Summary The SecSH Working Group came to consensus on this document. Protocol Quality This document was reviewed by Russell Housley for the IESG.