Ed25519 and Ed448 Public Key Algorithms for the Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: The IESG <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, Daniel Migault <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Protocol Action: 'Ed25519 and Ed448 public key algorithms for the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-curdle-ssh-ed25519-ed448-11.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Ed25519 and Ed448 public key algorithms for the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol' (draft-ietf-curdle-ssh-ed25519-ed448-11.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the CURves, Deprecating and a Little more Encryption 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-curdle-ssh-ed25519-ed448/
Technical Summary This document describes the use of the Ed25519 and Ed448 digital signature algorithm in the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol. Working Group Summary This is an uncontroversial document to update the protocol to support some more modern cryptographic algorithms. Document Quality There appear to be two independent implementations of at least the ed25519 support; ed448 is quite similar so problems with the specification are unlikely. Personnel Daniel Migault is the shepherd of the draft. Benjamin Kaduk is the responsible Area Director.