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

Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org> Thu, 08 November 2012 14:21 UTC

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Subject: Re: [saag] Revision of "Attacks on Cryptographic Hashes in Internet Protocols"
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> 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
>
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-hoffman-schneier-4270bis

Is there time in the SAAG session today to run through the major changes?

Barry