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GOST 28147-89: Encryption, Decryption, and Message Authentication Code (MAC) Algorithms
RFC 5830

Yes

(Russ Housley)

No Objection

(Adrian Farrel)
(Alexey Melnikov)
(Cullen Jennings)
(Lisa Dusseault)
(Magnus Westerlund)
(Pasi Eronen)
(Robert Sparks)
(Ron Bonica)
(Tim Polk)

Note: This ballot was opened for revision 08 and is now closed.

Russ Housley Former IESG member
Yes
Yes ()

                            
Adrian Farrel Former IESG member
No Objection
No Objection ()

                            
Alexey Melnikov Former IESG member
No Objection
No Objection ()

                            
Cullen Jennings Former IESG member
No Objection
No Objection ()

                            
Jari Arkko Former IESG member
(was Discuss) No Objection
No Objection (2010-01-05)
This may need editorial clarification:

4.7. The keys defining fillings of KDS and the substitution
     box K tables are secret elements and are provided in accordance
     with the established procedure.

     The filling of the substitution box K is described in GOST 28147-89
     as a long-term key element common for a whole computer network.
     Usually K is used as a parameter of algorithm, some possible sets
     of K are described in [RFC4357].

Here KDS is clear -- its the key. But what about K, the substitution
box? Is it a missing part of this standard, a negotiated value between
two peers, or a part of a standard for some context (e.g., when using
this algorithm in S/MIME K = something specific)?

Which established procedure are you referring to? Regular key management
procedures? Some other procedures to obtain secretly defined additional
standards for K?

Perhaps this is just ambiguous words in the document. If so, it would
be great to see the text be clearer about how it expects K to be
defined.
Lisa Dusseault Former IESG member
No Objection
No Objection ()

                            
Magnus Westerlund Former IESG member
No Objection
No Objection ()

                            
Pasi Eronen Former IESG member
No Objection
No Objection ()

                            
Robert Sparks Former IESG member
No Objection
No Objection ()

                            
Ron Bonica Former IESG member
No Objection
No Objection ()

                            
Tim Polk Former IESG member
(was No Record, Discuss) No Objection
No Objection ()