openssl: Toolkit for Encryption, Signatures and Certificates based on...

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Bindings to OpenSSL libssl and libcrypto, plus custom SSH pubkey parsers. Supports RSA, DSA and NIST curves P-256, P-384 and P-521. Cryptographic signatures can either be created and verified manually or via x509 certificates. The AES block cipher is used in CBC mode for symmetric encryption; RSA for asymmetric (public key) encryption. High-level envelope methods combine RSA and AES for encrypting arbitrary sized data. Other utilities include key generators, hash functions (md5, sha1, sha256, etc), base64 encoder, a secure random number generator, and bignum math methods for manually performing crypto calculations on large multibyte integers.


Jeroen Ooms, Oliver Keyes

openssl documentation built on May 29, 2017, 11:01 a.m.

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