7007966: Add Brainpool ECC support (RFC 5639)

Samuel Lidén Borell samuel at primekey.se
Thu Dec 23 00:27:50 PST 2010


Hi,

I've never worked with transport security so it's not really my area, and I don't know of any efforts to get Brainpool registered with IANA.

Regards,
Samuel Lidén Borell



On Wed, 22 Dec 2010 22:08:39 +0800
Xuelei Fan <xuelei.fan at Oracle.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> To use those EC curves in TLS, IANA need to register these curves[*]. Do
> you know any effort to use these curves in TLS?
> 
> Thanks,
> Xuelei
> 
> [*]
> http://www.iana.org/assignments/tls-parameters/tls-parameters.xml#tls-parameters-8
> 
> On 12/22/2010 9:38 PM, Samuel Lidén Borell wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Would it be possible to support Brainpool ECC [1] in OpenJDK (as named curves)? The Brainpool curves are used in European ePassport deployments, for example.
> > 
> > I've submitted a RFE [2] and started working on a patch [3].
> > 
> > [1] http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5639
> > [2] http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=7007966
> > [3] https://gist.github.com/740601
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Samuel Lidén Borell




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