[Cfrg] FW: [saag] Revision of "Attacks on Cryptographic Hashes in Internet Protocols"

"David McGrew (mcgrew)" <mcgrew@cisco.com> Thu, 08 November 2012 15:35 UTC

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Thread-Topic: [saag] Revision of "Attacks on Cryptographic Hashes in Internet Protocols"
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On 11/8/12 7:29 AM, "Paul Hoffman" <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> wrote:

>Greetings again. Bruce Schneier and I have started an update to RFC 4270,
>"Attacks on Cryptographic Hashes in Internet Protocols". This revision is
>meant to deal with new and more devastating attacks on MD5, the fact that
>SHA-1 collisions will be financially feasible in the foreseeable future,
>and NIST's upcoming SHA-3 announcements. We expect to keep this revision
>process open for at least five months because NIST probably won't
>finalize the parameters and naming and so on for KECCAK until then; that
>is, we won't send this to RFC Editor until SHA-3 is finalized. Please
>take a look at 
>Sean and Stephen have agreed that we should use the SAAG mailing list for
>discussing this draft.
>--Paul Hoffman
>saag mailing list