[Cfrg] GMAC algorithm

Erik Andersen <era@x500.eu> Wed, 08 April 2020 14:59 UTC

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Subject: [Cfrg] GMAC algorithm
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I am trying to find the exact definition of the GMAC algorithm, inclusive
the OID. I have checked ISO/IEC 9797-3, which refer to ISO/IEC 18033-3. They
seems to use an OID structure very different from NIST and IETF. For
example, for AES they use the key length as a parameter, while NIST and IETF
defines a separate algorithm for each key length. Also, the OIDs are quite
different.

 

What is the IETF view on the GMAC algorithm?

 

Best regards,

 

Erik