OpenSSL

Cryptography and SSL/TLS Toolkit

CMS_final

NAME

CMS_final, CMS_final_digest - finalise a CMS_ContentInfo structure

SYNOPSIS

#include <openssl/cms.h>

int CMS_final(CMS_ContentInfo *cms, BIO *data, BIO *dcont, unsigned int flags);
int CMS_final_digest(CMS_ContentInfo *cms, const unsigned char *md,
                     unsigned int mdlen, BIO *dcont, unsigned int flags);

DESCRIPTION

CMS_final() finalises the structure cms. Its purpose is to perform any operations necessary on cms (digest computation for example) and set the appropriate fields. The parameter data contains the content to be processed. The dcont parameter contains a BIO to write content to after processing: this is only used with detached data and will usually be set to NULL.

CMS_final_digest() finalises the structure cms using a pre-computed digest, rather than computing the digest from the original data.

NOTES

These functions will normally be called when the CMS_PARTIAL flag is used. It should only be used when streaming is not performed because the streaming I/O functions perform finalisation operations internally.

To sign a pre-computed digest, CMS_sign(3) or CMS_sign_ex() is called with the data parameter set to NULL before the CMS structure is finalised with the digest provided to CMS_final_digest() in binary form. When signing a pre-computed digest, the security relies on the digest and its computation from the original message being trusted.

RETURN VALUES

CMS_final() and CMS_final_digest() return 1 for success or 0 for failure.

SEE ALSO

ERR_get_error(3), CMS_sign(3), CMS_encrypt(3)

HISTORY

CMS_final_digest() was added in OpenSSL 3.1.

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