openssl v0.9.3

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by Jeroen Ooms

Toolkit for Encryption, Signatures and Certificates Based on OpenSSL

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. AES block cipher is used in CBC mode for symmetric encryption; RSA for asymmetric (public key) encryption. High-level envelope functions 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.

Functions in openssl

Name Description
cert_verify X509 certificates
openssl Toolkit for Encryption, Signatures and Certificates based on OpenSSL
ec_dh Diffie-Hellman Key Agreement
write_pem Export key or certificate
bignum Big number arithmetic
encrypt_envelope Envelope encryption
fingerprint OpenSSH fingerprint
rand_bytes Generate random bytes and numbers with OpenSSL
my_key Default keypair
signature_create Signatures
base64_encode Encode and decode base64
read_key Parsing keys and certificates
askpass Password Prompt Utility
openssl_config OpenSSL Configuration Info
hashing Vectorized hash/hmac functions
keygen Generate Key pair
rsa_encrypt Low-level RSA encryption
aes_cbc Symmetric AES encryption
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Type Package
License MIT + file LICENSE
URL https://github.com/jeroenooms/openssl#readme
BugReports https://github.com/jeroenooms/openssl/issues
SystemRequirements OpenSSL >= 1.0.0
VignetteBuilder knitr
RoxygenNote 5.0.1
NeedsCompilation yes
Packaged 2016-05-04 12:09:19 UTC; jeroen
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2016-05-04 18:04:26

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