Subject: Re: AES ciphers for IPsec/IKE
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-security
Date: 08/03/2000 13:05:12
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To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
Subject: Re: AES ciphers for IPsec/IKE 
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In message <200008031418.e73EICM07019@>, Jun-ichiro itojun
 Hagino writes:
>	are there any estimated date for final AES cipher announcement?
>	I'm asking because, if it is announced before 1.5 release, i thought
>	we'd better support it in 1.5.

The latest word I've heard is mid-to-late September.  Some folks have 
suggested that it be announced at the RSA patent expiration party.
>	to do this, we need protocol/API numbers for new ciphers,
>	but they are not assigned yet.
>	draft-ietf-ipsec-ciph-aes-cbc-00 has experimental numbers, however,
>	i don't think those numbers will be used widely (those experimental
>	numbers should vanish in very near future).

		--Steve Bellovin