Algorithms for Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) Key Package Receipt and Error Content Types
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Network Working Group                                        Sean Turner
Internet Draft                                                      IECA
Intended Status: Standards Track                            May 20, 2013
Expires: November 21, 2013                                              

           Algorithms for Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)
              Key Package Receipt and Error Content Types
         draft-turner-ct-keypackage-receipt-n-error-algs-03.txt

Abstract 

   This document describes the conventions for using several
   cryptographic algorithms with the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)
   key package receipt and error content types.  Specifically, it
   includes conventions necessary to implement SignedData,
   EnvelopedData, EncryptedData, and AuthEnvelopedData.

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1. Introduction

   This document describes the conventions for using several
   cryptographic algorithms with the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)
   key package receipt and error content types [ID.housley-keypackage-
   receipt-n-error].  Specifically, it includes conventions necessary to
   implement SignedData [RFC5652], EnvelopedData [RFC5652],
   EncryptedData [RFC5652], and AuthEnvelopedData [RFC5083].

   This document does not define any new algorithms; instead, it refers
   to previously defined algorithms.  In fact, the algorithm
   requirements in this document are the same as those in [RFC5959],
   [RFC6033], [RFC6160], [RFC6161], and [RFC6162] with the following
   exceptions: the content-encryption algorithm is AES in CBC mode as
   opposed to AES Key Wrap with Message Length Indicator (MLI) and the
   key-wrap algorithm is AES Key Wrap as opposed to AES Key Wrap with
   MLI. The rationale for the difference is that the receipt and error
   content types are not keys therefore AES Key Wrap with MLI is not
   appropriate for the content-encryption algorithm and if an
   implementation is not using AES Key Wrap with MLI as the content-
   encryption algorithm then there's no need to keep the key-wrap
   algorithm the same as the content encryption algorithm.

   NOTE: [ID.housley-keypackage-receipt-n-error] only requires that the
   key package receipt be signed.

1.1  Terminology

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "NOT RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and
   "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in
   [RFC2119].

2. SignedData

   If an implementation supports SignedData, then it MUST support the
   signature scheme RSA [RFC3370] and SHOULD support the signature
   schemes RSA Probabilistic Signature Scheme (RSASSA-PSS) [RFC4056] and
   Digital Signature Algorithm (DSA) [RFC3370].  Additionally,
   implementations MUST support the hash function SHA-256 [RFC5754] in
   concert with these signature schemes, and they SHOULD support the
   hash function SHA-1 [RFC3370].  If an implementation supports
   SignedData, then it MAY support Elliptic Curve Digital Signature
   Algorithm (ECDSA) [RFC5753] and [RFC6090].

3. EnvelopedData
 

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   If an implementation supports EnvelopedData, then it MUST implement
   key transport, and it MAY implement key agreement.

   When key transport is used, RSA encryption [RFC3370] MUST be
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