Review Request of JDK 9 Enhancement Proposal: AEAD/CCM Cipher Mode

Matthew Hall mhall at mhcomputing.net
Tue Mar 25 00:24:37 UTC 2014


On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 12:59:39AM +0100, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> Sounds great, there is no mentioning of specific machine instructions
> to speed up CCM (like PCLMULQDQ for GCM) or no relationship to the AES
> intrinsic. It would really be a shame if (both) new modes cannot
> benefit from typical hardware speedups. (especially when it is out of
> scope for PKCS#11).

If it's out of scope for PKCS #11 then I believe the only decent hope would be 
adding some of these calls to sun.misc.Unsafe or similar, then calling them 
from inside of the JCE code for the new cipher suites.

Matthew.


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