[kitten] RFC 7802 on A Pseudo-Random Function (PRF) for the Kerberos V Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSS-API) Mechanism
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Title: A Pseudo-Random Function (PRF) for
the Kerberos V Generic Security Service
Application Program Interface (GSS-API) Mechanism
Author: S. Emery,
Status: Standards Track
Date: March 2016
Mailbox: [hidden email],
[hidden email] Pages: 8
Obsoletes: RFC 4402
This document defines the Pseudo-Random Function (PRF) for the
Kerberos V mechanism for the Generic Security Service Application
Program Interface (GSS-API), based on the PRF defined for the
Kerberos V cryptographic framework, for keying application protocols
given an established Kerberos V GSS-API security context.
This document obsoletes RFC 4402 and reclassifies that document as
Historic. RFC 4402 starts the PRF+ counter at 1; however, a number
of implementations start the counter at 0. As a result, the original
specification would not be interoperable with existing
This document is a product of the Common Authentication Technology Next Generation Working Group of the IETF.
This is now a Proposed Standard.
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