[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

I-D ACTION:draft-housley-cms-fw-wrap-03.txt

A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.

	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.

A URL for this Internet-Draft is:

To remove yourself from the IETF Announcement list, send a message to 
ietf-announce-request with the word unsubscribe in the body of the message.

Internet-Drafts are also available by anonymous FTP. Login with the username
"anonymous" and a password of your e-mail address. After logging in,
type "cd internet-drafts" and then
	"get draft-housley-cms-fw-wrap-03.txt".

A list of Internet-Drafts directories can be found in
or ftp://ftp.ietf.org/ietf/1shadow-sites.txt

Internet-Drafts can also be obtained by e-mail.

Send a message to:
In the body type:
	"FILE /internet-drafts/draft-housley-cms-fw-wrap-03.txt".
NOTE:	The mail server at ietf.org can return the document in
	MIME-encoded form by using the "mpack" utility.  To use this
	feature, insert the command "ENCODING mime" before the "FILE"
	command.  To decode the response(s), you will need "munpack" or
	a MIME-compliant mail reader.  Different MIME-compliant mail readers
	exhibit different behavior, especially when dealing with
	"multipart" MIME messages (i.e. documents which have been split
	up into multiple messages), so check your local documentation on
	how to manipulate these messages.
Below is the data which will enable a MIME compliant mail reader
implementation to automatically retrieve the ASCII version of the