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[P1619-1] Fwd: [STDS-P1619] [Fwd: NIST Special Publication 800-38D Released]



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Cheers,
-Matt

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Michael Torla
Date: Nov 26, 2007 9:32 PM
Subject: Re: [STDS-P1619] [Fwd: NIST Special Publication 800-38D Released]
To: STDS-P1619@listserv.ieee.org


And notice page 8 (16 of 39):
> The bit lengths of the input strings to the authenticated encryption
> function shall meet the following requirements:
> len(P) ? 239 - 256;
> len(A) ? 264-1;
> 1 ? len(IV) ? 264-1.
at the end of section 5.2.1.1, it states:
> For IVs, it is recommended that implementations restrict support to
> the length of 96 bits, to promote interoperability, efficiency, and
> simplicity of design.



Charles Martin wrote:
> notice that this finalizes GCM
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: NIST Special Publication 800-38D Released
> Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 14:55:07 -0500 (EST)
> From: Patrick O'Reilly <poreilly@email.nist.gov>
> Reply-To: poreilly@email.nist.gov
> To: Multiple recipients of list <compsecpubs@nist.gov>
>
>
>
> NIST Computer Security Division Released Special Publication 800-38D:
>
> NIST Special Publication 800-38D Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes
> of Operation: Galois/Counter Mode (GCM) and GMAC has been finalized.
> This Recommendation specifies and approves Galois/Counter Mode (GCM), an
> authenticated encryption mode of the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
> algorithm.
>
> URL to view this document is:
> http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/PubsSPs.html#800-38D
>
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