ChaCha20 and Poly1305 for IETF Protocols
draft-nir-cfrg-rfc7539bis-01

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Abstract

This document defines the ChaCha20 stream cipher as well as the use of the Poly1305 authenticator, both as stand-alone algorithms and as a "combined mode", or Authenticated Encryption with Associated Data (AEAD) algorithm. RFC 7539, the predecessor of this document, was meant to serve as a stable reference and an implementation guide. It was a product of the Crypto Forum Research Group (CFRG). This document merges the errata filed against RFC 7539 and adds a little text to the Security Considerations section.

Authors

Yoav Nir (ynir.ietf@gmail.com)
Adam Langley (agl@google.com)

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