The ESP Blowfish-CBC Algorithm Using an Explicit IV

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ipsec WG)
Author Robert Adams 
Last updated 1997-07-17
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This draft describes the use of the Blowfish [Schneier] block cipher algorithm to be used with the IPSec Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) [Kent97].


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