Last Call: <draft-ietf-ipsecme-safecurves-04.txt> (Curve25519 and Curve448 for IKEv2 Key Agreement) to Proposed Standard

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The IESG has received a request from the IP Security Maintenance and
Extensions WG (ipsecme) to consider the following document:
- 'Curve25519 and Curve448 for IKEv2 Key Agreement'
  <draft-ietf-ipsecme-safecurves-04.txt> as Proposed Standard

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   This document describes the use of Curve25519 and Curve448 for
   ephemeral key exchange in the Internet Key Exchange (IKEv2) protocol.

The file can be obtained via

IESG discussion can be tracked via

No IPR declarations have been submitted directly on this I-D.

Downward Normative References

There is normative reference to the informational RFC 7748. The RFC
7748 is the actual algorithm description published by the CFRG.