RSA_private_encrypt, RSA_public_decrypt - low-level signature operations
The following functions have been deprecated since OpenSSL 3.0, and can be hidden entirely by defining OPENSSL_API_COMPAT with a suitable version value, see openssl_user_macros(7):
int RSA_private_encrypt(int flen, unsigned char *from, unsigned char *to, RSA *rsa, int padding); int RSA_public_decrypt(int flen, unsigned char *from, unsigned char *to, RSA *rsa, int padding);
Both of the functions described on this page are deprecated. Applications should instead use EVP_PKEY_sign_init_ex(3), EVP_PKEY_sign(3), EVP_PKEY_verify_recover_init(3), and EVP_PKEY_verify_recover(3).
These functions handle RSA signatures at a low-level.
RSA_private_encrypt() signs the flen bytes at from (usually a message digest with an algorithm identifier) using the private key rsa and stores the signature in to. to must point to RSA_size(rsa) bytes of memory.
padding denotes one of the following modes:
- PKCS #1 v1.5 padding. This function does not handle the algorithmIdentifier specified in PKCS #1. When generating or verifying PKCS #1 signatures, RSA_sign(3) and RSA_verify(3) should be used.
- Raw RSA signature. This mode should only be used to implement cryptographically sound padding modes in the application code. Signing user data directly with RSA is insecure.
RSA_public_decrypt() recovers the message digest from the flen bytes long signature at from using the signer's public key rsa. to must point to a memory section large enough to hold the message digest (which is smaller than RSA_size(rsa) - 11). padding is the padding mode that was used to sign the data.
RSA_private_encrypt() returns the size of the signature (i.e., RSA_size(rsa)). RSA_public_decrypt() returns the size of the recovered message digest.
On error, -1 is returned; the error codes can be obtained by ERR_get_error(3).
Both of these functions were deprecated in OpenSSL 3.0.
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