"Kevin W. Wall" <kevin.w.w...@gmail.com> writes:

>(Obviously some of these padding schemes such as OAEP are not suitable with
>symmetric ciphers. Or at least I don't think they are.)

You'd be surprised at what JCE developers will implement just because they
can, and what therefore gets used by application developers.  I've seen 
RSA-CBC used on more than one occasion.

(No, that's not a typo, RSA in CBC mode.  The app developers wondered why it
was so slow).


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