RFC 5807 on Definition of Master Key between PANA Client and Enforcement Point

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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

        RFC 5807

        Title:      Definition of Master Key between 
                    PANA Client and Enforcement Point 
        Author:     Y. Ohba, A. Yegin
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       March 2010
        Mailbox:    yoshihiro.ohba@toshiba.co.jp, 
        Pages:      7
        Characters: 13808
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ohba-pana-pemk-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5807.txt

This document defines a master key used between a client of the
Protocol for carrying Authentication for Network Access (PANA) and an
enforcement point, for bootstrapping lower-layer ciphering.  The
master key is derived from the Master Session Key of the Extensible
Authentication Protocol as a result of successful PANA
authentication.  The master key guarantees cryptographic independence
among enforcement points bootstrapped from PANA authentication across
different address families.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
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