JEP 287: SHA-3 Hash Algorithms

ecki at zusammenkunft.net ecki at zusammenkunft.net
Thu Apr 21 08:36:23 UTC 2016


Hello,

This is good news. Could the JEP talk about non-octet input length? If I read SHA3 correctly it will produce different hashes for 5- or 8-bit input. This means you cannot pad the input to byte boundaries and you would have to specify a length parameter to byte[] based doFinal().

Since the JEP mandates the NIST test vectors I guess the functionality cannot be skipped, as those specify odd input messages.

With the recent work on HKDF is therr also a plan to provide a XOF API for sponge? 

Gruss
Bernd

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-----Original Message-----
From: mark.reinhold at oracle.com
To: valerie.peng at oracle.com
Cc: security-dev at openjdk.java.net
Sent: Mi., 20 Apr. 2016 20:46
Subject: JEP 287: SHA-3 Hash Algorithms

New JEP Candidate: http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/287

- Mark


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