Last Call Review of draft-ietf-lamps-crmf-update-algs-04
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Reviewer: Ines Robles
Review Date: 2021-03-26
IETF LC End Date: 2021-03-26
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The document updates the cryptographic algorithm requirements for the Password-Based Message Authentication Code in the Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure Certificate Request Message Format (CRMF).
The document is well written, I have minor comments/questions to the authors.
Major Issues: None
Minor Issues: None
1- Introduction: "however, these algorithms are no longer
considered the best choices. " => It would be nice to add 1 or more sentences explaining why they are no longer the best choices
2- Page 3: "id-PasswordBasedMAC as presented in Section 4.4 of this document" It should be perhaps be "id-PasswordBasedMAC as presented in Section 4.4 of [RFC4211]" ?
3- If this document does not present privacy considerations, should it be explicitly mentioned in Section 6?
4- Since the new updates include the use of PBMAC1, HMAC-SHA256, AES-GMAC AES. Should Section 6 include considerations about them or point to place where to find them? e.g. For information on security considerations for PBMAC1 see [rfc8018#section-8].
Thank you for this document,