[ipxe-devel] ECDHE_RSA cipher suites

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Sun Jul 29 14:00:25 BST 2018


On 28/07/18 05:04, LAU, ALOYSIUS wrote:
> In our environment, the servers are using the **ECDHE_RSA** cipher suites.
> 
> TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_CHACHA20_POLY1305_SHA256
> 
> TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384
> 
> TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256
> 
> TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA384
> 
> TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA256
> 
> In the source code that was cloned from “git clone 
> http://git.ipxe.org/ipxe.git” on 26-Jul-2018, I did not see the ECDHE 
> support.
> 
> I plan to add the ECDHE support in iPXE and test it in our environment.  
> Once I get it all tested, we will contribute the source code to the iPXE 
> project.  Would the iPXE’s gate keeper open to this proposal?

As long as it fits within the structure and style of the existing crypto 
code then yes, that would be a welcome addition.  Existing crypto code 
is extremely small, easily separable, has no external dependencies, and 
is covered by the published NIST test vectors for correctness.

Thanks,

Michael


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