openssl v0.9.6


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Toolkit for Encryption, Signatures and Certificates Based on OpenSSL

Bindings to OpenSSL libssl and libcrypto, plus custom SSH pubkey parsers. Supports RSA, DSA and EC curves P-256, P-384 and P-521. Cryptographic signatures can either be created and verified manually or via x509 certificates. AES can be used in cbc, ctr or gcm mode for symmetric encryption; RSA for asymmetric (public key) encryption or EC for Diffie Hellman. 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
askpass Password Prompt Utility
ec_dh Diffie-Hellman Key Agreement
cert_verify X509 certificates
base64_encode Encode and decode base64
encrypt_envelope Envelope encryption
aes_cbc Symmetric AES encryption
fingerprint OpenSSH fingerprint
hashing Vectorized hash/hmac functions
keygen Generate Key pair
bignum Big number arithmetic
signature_create Signatures
openssl Toolkit for Encryption, Signatures and Certificates based on OpenSSL
my_key Default keypair
write_p12 PKCS7 / PKCS12 bundles
rsa_encrypt Low-level RSA encryption
rand_bytes Generate random bytes and numbers with OpenSSL
openssl_config OpenSSL Configuration Info
read_key Parsing keys and certificates
write_pem Export key or certificate
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Type Package
License MIT + file LICENSE
SystemRequirements OpenSSL >= 1.0.1
VignetteBuilder knitr
NeedsCompilation yes
Packaged 2016-12-30 21:26:04 UTC; jeroen
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2016-12-31 01:41:12

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