[plasma] KEK usage

"Fitch, Scott C" <scott.c.fitch@lmco.com> Tue, 25 October 2011 18:55 UTC

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From: "Fitch, Scott C" <scott.c.fitch@lmco.com>
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I have a question on using a KEK as described in Section 4.2. It states:

The [Content Creation] PEP submits the CEK, the set of requires policies to be applied and the hash of the encrypted content to the PDP. The CEK can be a raw key or a CEK key encrypted by a KEK if the user does not want the PDP to have the ability to access the plain text data.

In the case of encrypting the CEK with a KEK, whose key is used in that case? And how will the recipient decrypt it? I didn't see the corresponding steps listed in the Content Consuming sequence.

	-Scott