Use of the SHAKE One-Way Hash Functions in the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, Russ Housley <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, The IESG <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Protocol Action: 'Use of the SHAKE One-way Hash Functions in the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-lamps-cms-shakes-17.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Use of the SHAKE One-way Hash Functions in the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)' (draft-ietf-lamps-cms-shakes-17.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Limited Additional Mechanisms for PKIX and SMIME Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Benjamin Kaduk and Roman Danyliw. A URL of this Internet Draft is: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-lamps-cms-shakes/
Technical Summary This document updates the "Cryptographic Message Syntax Algorithms" (RFC3370) and describes the conventions for using the SHAKE family of hash functions in the Cryptographic Message Syntax as one-way hash functions with the RSA Probabilistic signature and ECDSA signature algorithms. The conventions for the associated signer public keys in CMS are also described. Working Group Summary There is consensus for this document in the LAMPS WG. Document Quality S/MIME has wide support, and it depends on the CMS. A few people have expressed interest in using SHAKE in their implementations. Personnel Russ Housley is the document shepherd. Roman Danyliw is the responsible area director.