RSA-OAEP info trying to find...

Nick Mathewson nickm at
Sun Dec 31 19:13:50 UTC 2006

On Sat, Dec 30, 2006 at 03:16:55AM -0500, chris at wrote:
> In Tor spec in section 0.3 it says that, in regards to RSA,
> "We use OAEP padding,..." and it refers reader to PKCS #1 v2.1 doc
> for details.
Hm.  More precisely, it looks like we use the OpenSSL default, which
is OAEP-MGF1, a.k.a. EME-OAEP.  The MGF is "MGF1"; the label seems
to be left empty.  I'll add this to the spec.

Nick Mathewson
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