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Title : Using CMS to Protect Firmware Packages
Author(s) : R. Housley
Filename : draft-housley-cms-fw-wrap-03.txt
Pages : 53
Date : 2003-9-29
This document describes the use of the Cryptographic Message Syntax
(CMS) to protect firmware packages. A digital signature is used to
protect the firmware package from undetected modification and provide
data origin authentication. Encryption is optionally used to protect
the firmware from disclosure, and compression is optionally used to
reduce the size of the protected firmware package. A firmware
package loading signed receipt can optionally be generated to
acknowledge the successful loading of a firmware package.
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