[tor-talk] Tor Design : Differents keys used for connection.
bri at fatcha.be
Thu May 19 21:03:10 UTC 2016
Glad YOU answered me, ashamed I didn't find it. ;)
Thank you so much!
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On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 10:21 PM, Roger Dingledine <arma at mit.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 10:13:54PM +0200, Brieuc Barthélemy wrote:
> > In point 4 (Page 4) the article talks about differents keys:
> > - A long term identity key: to sign TLS certificate, OR route descriptor
> > and to sign directories.
> > - A short-term onion key: used to decrypt requests from users.
> > - Ephemerals keys ( first words on page 5 )
> > - And "link keys" for TLS communication.
> > My question is: do you think the last two of them ( Ephemerals and link
> > eyes ) are the same one ?
> > Because I don't find any clear informations about those "ephemerals"
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> It sounds like the 'ephemeral keys' you mention could be the circuit-level
> keys, that is, the symmetric keys negotiated by the circuit handshake
> and used for the lifetime of that circuit.
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