[Swan-dev] [IPsec] Fwd: RFC 7670 on Generic Raw Public-Key Support for IKEv2 (fwd)

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Thu Jan 21 04:25:19 UTC 2016

This RFC replaces the old RSA-only raw public key with a more generic
raw public key support. Now we just need volunteers to implement it :)


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>  Subject: RFC 7670 on Generic Raw Public-Key Support for IKEv2
>  Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2016 19:57:13 -0800 (PST)
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>       RFC 7670
>       Title:      Generic Raw Public-Key Support for IKEv2
>       Author:     T. Kivinen, P. Wouters, H. Tschofenig
>       Status:     Standards Track
>       Stream:     IETF
>       Date:       January 2016
>       Mailbox:    kivinen at iki.fi,
>                   pwouters at redhat.com,
>                   Hannes.Tschofenig at gmx.net
>       Pages:      10
>       Characters: 21350
>       Updates:    RFC 7296
>       I-D Tag:    draft-kivinen-ipsecme-oob-pubkey-14.txt
>       URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7670
>       DOI:        http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC7670
>  The Internet Key Exchange Version 2 (IKEv2) protocol did have support
>  for raw public keys, but it only supported RSA raw public keys.  In
>  constrained environments, it is useful to make use of other types of
>  public keys, such as those based on Elliptic Curve Cryptography.
>  This document updates RFC 7296, adding support for other types of raw
>  public keys to IKEv2.
>  This is now a Proposed Standard.
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