Re: [smime] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC2631 (5480)

Peter Gutmann <pgut001@cs.auckland.ac.nz> Mon, 27 August 2018 15:43 UTC

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From: Peter Gutmann <pgut001@cs.auckland.ac.nz>
To: Russ Housley <housley@vigilsec.com>, Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>
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Russ Housley <housley@vigilsec.com>; writes:

>Wow, this has gone a very long time without anyone noticing.  As far as I can
>tell, it have not resulted in any implementation errors.

Has it resulted in any implementations?

(That's a serious question.  What actually uses X9.42 DH, rather than PKCS #3
DH?  That is, I know that some standards reference that RFC, but what actually
implements it and uses it in the real world?).

Peter.