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* [PATCH] crypto: doc - remove references to ARC4
@ 2019-12-07  4:19 Eric Biggers
  2019-12-07 10:15 ` Ard Biesheuvel
  2019-12-11  9:46 ` Herbert Xu
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 3+ messages in thread
From: Eric Biggers @ 2019-12-07  4:19 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-crypto

From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>

arc4 is no longer considered secure, so it shouldn't be used, even as
just an example.  Mention serpent and chacha20 instead.

Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>
---
 Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst b/Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst
index f9d288015acc..fb6b7979a1de 100644
--- a/Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst
+++ b/Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst
@@ -57,7 +57,7 @@ follows:
 Single-Block Symmetric Ciphers [CIPHER]
 ---------------------------------------
 
-Example of transformations: aes, arc4, ...
+Example of transformations: aes, serpent, ...
 
 This section describes the simplest of all transformation
 implementations, that being the CIPHER type used for symmetric ciphers.
@@ -108,7 +108,7 @@ is also valid:
 Multi-Block Ciphers
 -------------------
 
-Example of transformations: cbc(aes), ecb(arc4), ...
+Example of transformations: cbc(aes), chacha20, ...
 
 This section describes the multi-block cipher transformation
 implementations. The multi-block ciphers are used for transformations
-- 
2.24.0


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* Re: [PATCH] crypto: doc - remove references to ARC4
  2019-12-07  4:19 [PATCH] crypto: doc - remove references to ARC4 Eric Biggers
@ 2019-12-07 10:15 ` Ard Biesheuvel
  2019-12-11  9:46 ` Herbert Xu
  1 sibling, 0 replies; 3+ messages in thread
From: Ard Biesheuvel @ 2019-12-07 10:15 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Eric Biggers; +Cc: open list:HARDWARE RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR CORE

On Sat, 7 Dec 2019 at 04:20, Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>
>
> arc4 is no longer considered secure, so it shouldn't be used, even as
> just an example.  Mention serpent and chacha20 instead.
>
> Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>

Acked-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>

> ---
>  Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst b/Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst
> index f9d288015acc..fb6b7979a1de 100644
> --- a/Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst
> @@ -57,7 +57,7 @@ follows:
>  Single-Block Symmetric Ciphers [CIPHER]
>  ---------------------------------------
>
> -Example of transformations: aes, arc4, ...
> +Example of transformations: aes, serpent, ...
>
>  This section describes the simplest of all transformation
>  implementations, that being the CIPHER type used for symmetric ciphers.
> @@ -108,7 +108,7 @@ is also valid:
>  Multi-Block Ciphers
>  -------------------
>
> -Example of transformations: cbc(aes), ecb(arc4), ...
> +Example of transformations: cbc(aes), chacha20, ...
>
>  This section describes the multi-block cipher transformation
>  implementations. The multi-block ciphers are used for transformations
> --
> 2.24.0
>

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* Re: [PATCH] crypto: doc - remove references to ARC4
  2019-12-07  4:19 [PATCH] crypto: doc - remove references to ARC4 Eric Biggers
  2019-12-07 10:15 ` Ard Biesheuvel
@ 2019-12-11  9:46 ` Herbert Xu
  1 sibling, 0 replies; 3+ messages in thread
From: Herbert Xu @ 2019-12-11  9:46 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Eric Biggers; +Cc: linux-crypto

Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org> wrote:
> From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>
> 
> arc4 is no longer considered secure, so it shouldn't be used, even as
> just an example.  Mention serpent and chacha20 instead.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>
> ---
> Documentation/crypto/devel-algos.rst | 4 ++--
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Patch applied.  Thanks.
-- 
Email: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
Home Page: http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/
PGP Key: http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/pubkey.txt

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