Hash for Rijndael a92 and 256
Thu Feb 22 10:45:03 2001
On Wed, 21 Feb 2001, Rich wrote:
> What hash does GnuPG use for Rijndael 192 and Rijndael 256?
I don't undertstand that question. Rijndael (aka AES) is a
symmetric cipher algorithm and a hash algorithm is not needed.
New encryption packets do use an MDC which is just a SHA-1 hash over
the plaintext and encrypted along with the plaintext wigh whatever
algorithm currently in use.
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