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EVP_CIPHER_meth_new(3)              OpenSSL             EVP_CIPHER_meth_new(3)



NAME
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_new, EVP_CIPHER_meth_dup, EVP_CIPHER_meth_free,
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_iv_length, EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_flags,
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_impl_ctx_size, EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_init,
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_do_cipher, EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_cleanup,
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_set_asn1_params,
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_get_asn1_params, EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_ctrl,
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_init, EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_do_cipher,
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_cleanup, EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_set_asn1_params,
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_get_asn1_params, EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_ctrl -
       Routines to build up EVP_CIPHER methods

LIBRARY
       libcrypto, -lcrypto

SYNOPSIS
        #include <openssl/evp.h>

        EVP_CIPHER *EVP_CIPHER_meth_new(int cipher_type, int block_size, int key_len);
        EVP_CIPHER *EVP_CIPHER_meth_dup(const EVP_CIPHER *cipher);
        void EVP_CIPHER_meth_free(EVP_CIPHER *cipher);

        int EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_iv_length(EVP_CIPHER *cipher, int iv_len);
        int EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_flags(EVP_CIPHER *cipher, unsigned long flags);
        int EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_impl_ctx_size(EVP_CIPHER *cipher, int ctx_size);
        int EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_init(EVP_CIPHER *cipher,
                                     int (*init)(EVP_CIPHER_CTX *ctx,
                                                 const unsigned char *key,
                                                 const unsigned char *iv,
                                                 int enc));
        int EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_do_cipher(EVP_CIPHER *cipher,
                                          int (*do_cipher)(EVP_CIPHER_CTX *ctx,
                                                           unsigned char *out,
                                                           const unsigned char *in,
                                                           size_t inl));
        int EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_cleanup(EVP_CIPHER *cipher,
                                        int (*cleanup)(EVP_CIPHER_CTX *));
        int EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_set_asn1_params(EVP_CIPHER *cipher,
                                                int (*set_asn1_parameters)(EVP_CIPHER_CTX *,
                                                                           ASN1_TYPE *));
        int EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_get_asn1_params(EVP_CIPHER *cipher,
                                                int (*get_asn1_parameters)(EVP_CIPHER_CTX *,
                                                                           ASN1_TYPE *));
        int EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_ctrl(EVP_CIPHER *cipher,
                                     int (*ctrl)(EVP_CIPHER_CTX *, int type,
                                                 int arg, void *ptr));

        int (*EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_init(const EVP_CIPHER *cipher))(EVP_CIPHER_CTX *ctx,
                                                                  const unsigned char *key,
                                                                  const unsigned char *iv,
                                                                  int enc);
        int (*EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_do_cipher(const EVP_CIPHER *cipher))(EVP_CIPHER_CTX *ctx,
                                                                       unsigned char *out,
                                                                       const unsigned char *in,
                                                                       size_t inl);
        int (*EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_cleanup(const EVP_CIPHER *cipher))(EVP_CIPHER_CTX *);
        int (*EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_set_asn1_params(const EVP_CIPHER *cipher))(EVP_CIPHER_CTX *,
                                                                             ASN1_TYPE *);
        int (*EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_get_asn1_params(const EVP_CIPHER *cipher))(EVP_CIPHER_CTX *,
                                                                             ASN1_TYPE *);
        int (*EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_ctrl(const EVP_CIPHER *cipher))(EVP_CIPHER_CTX *,
                                                                  int type, int arg,
                                                                  void *ptr);

DESCRIPTION
       The EVP_CIPHER type is a structure for symmetric cipher method
       implementation.

       EVP_CIPHER_meth_new() creates a new EVP_CIPHER structure.

       EVP_CIPHER_meth_dup() creates a copy of cipher.

       EVP_CIPHER_meth_free() destroys a EVP_CIPHER structure.

       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_iv_length() sets the length of the IV. This is only
       needed when the implemented cipher mode requires it.

       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_flags() sets the flags to describe optional
       behaviours in the particular cipher.  With the exception of cipher
       modes, of which only one may be present, several flags can be or'd
       together.  The available flags are:

       EVP_CIPH_STREAM_CIPHER, EVP_CIPH_ECB_MODE EVP_CIPH_CBC_MODE,
       EVP_CIPH_CFB_MODE, EVP_CIPH_OFB_MODE, EVP_CIPH_CTR_MODE,
       EVP_CIPH_GCM_MODE, EVP_CIPH_CCM_MODE, EVP_CIPH_XTS_MODE,
       EVP_CIPH_WRAP_MODE, EVP_CIPH_OCB_MODE
           The cipher mode.

       EVP_CIPH_VARIABLE_LENGTH
           This cipher is of variable length.

       EVP_CIPH_CUSTOM_IV
           Storing and initialising the IV is left entirely to the
           implementation.

       EVP_CIPH_ALWAYS_CALL_INIT
           Set this if the implementation's init() function should be called
           even if key is NULL.

       EVP_CIPH_CTRL_INIT
           Set this to have the implementation's ctrl() function called with
           command code EVP_CTRL_INIT early in its setup.

       EVP_CIPH_CUSTOM_KEY_LENGTH
           Checking and setting the key length after creating the EVP_CIPHER
           is left to the implementation.  Whenever someone uses
           EVP_CIPHER_CTX_set_key_length() on a EVP_CIPHER with this flag set,
           the implementation's ctrl() function will be called with the
           control code EVP_CTRL_SET_KEY_LENGTH and the key length in arg.

       EVP_CIPH_NO_PADDING
           Don't use standard block padding.

       EVP_CIPH_RAND_KEY
           Making a key with random content is left to the implementation.
           This is done by calling the implementation's ctrl() function with
           the control code EVP_CTRL_RAND_KEY and the pointer to the key
           memory storage in ptr.

       EVP_CIPH_CUSTOM_COPY
           Set this to have the implementation's ctrl() function called with
           command code EVP_CTRL_COPY at the end of EVP_CIPHER_CTX_copy().
           The intended use is for further things to deal with after the
           implementation specific data block has been copied.  The
           destination EVP_CIPHER_CTX is passed to the control with the ptr
           parameter.  The implementation specific data block is reached with
           EVP_CIPHER_CTX_get_cipher_data().

       EVP_CIPH_FLAG_DEFAULT_ASN1
           Use the default EVP routines to pass IV to and from ASN.1.

       EVP_CIPH_FLAG_LENGTH_BITS
           Signals that the length of the input buffer for encryption /
           decryption is to be understood as the number of bits instead of
           bytes for this implementation.  This is only useful for CFB1
           ciphers.

       EVP_CIPH_FLAG_CUSTOM_CIPHER
           This indicates that the implementation takes care of everything,
           including padding, buffering and finalization.  The EVP routines
           will simply give them control and do nothing more.

       EVP_CIPH_FLAG_AEAD_CIPHER
           This indicates that this is an AEAD cipher implementation.

       EVP_CIPH_FLAG_TLS1_1_MULTIBLOCK
           Allow interleaving of crypto blocks, a particular optimization only
           applicable to certain TLS ciphers.

       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_impl_ctx_size() sets the size of the EVP_CIPHER's
       implementation context so that it can be automatically allocated.

       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_init() sets the cipher init function for cipher.
       The cipher init function is called by EVP_CipherInit(),
       EVP_CipherInit_ex(), EVP_EncryptInit(), EVP_EncryptInit_ex(),
       EVP_DecryptInit(), EVP_DecryptInit_ex().

       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_do_cipher() sets the cipher function for cipher.
       The cipher function is called by EVP_CipherUpdate(),
       EVP_EncryptUpdate(), EVP_DecryptUpdate(), EVP_CipherFinal(),
       EVP_EncryptFinal(), EVP_EncryptFinal_ex(), EVP_DecryptFinal() and
       EVP_DecryptFinal_ex().

       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_cleanup() sets the function for cipher to do extra
       cleanup before the method's private data structure is cleaned out and
       freed.  Note that the cleanup function is passed a EVP_CIPHER_CTX *,
       the private data structure is then available with
       EVP_CIPHER_CTX_get_cipher_data().  This cleanup function is called by
       EVP_CIPHER_CTX_reset() and EVP_CIPHER_CTX_free().

       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_set_asn1_params() sets the function for cipher to
       set the AlgorithmIdentifier "parameter" based on the passed cipher.
       This function is called by EVP_CIPHER_param_to_asn1().
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_get_asn1_params() sets the function for cipher that
       sets the cipher parameters based on an ASN.1 AlgorithmIdentifier
       "parameter".  Both these functions are needed when there is a need for
       custom data (more or other than the cipher IV).  They are called by
       EVP_CIPHER_param_to_asn1() and EVP_CIPHER_asn1_to_param() respectively
       if defined.

       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_ctrl() sets the control function for cipher.

       EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_init(), EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_do_cipher(),
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_cleanup(), EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_set_asn1_params(),
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_get_asn1_params() and EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_ctrl()
       are all used to retrieve the method data given with the
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_*() functions above.

RETURN VALUES
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_new() and EVP_CIPHER_meth_dup() return a pointer to a
       newly created EVP_CIPHER, or NULL on failure.  All
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_set_*() functions return 1.  All
       EVP_CIPHER_meth_get_*() functions return pointers to their respective
       cipher function.

SEE ALSO
       EVP_EncryptInit

HISTORY
       The functions described here were added in OpenSSL 1.1.0.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 2016-2018 The OpenSSL Project Authors. All Rights Reserved.

       Licensed under the OpenSSL license (the "License").  You may not use
       this file except in compliance with the License.  You can obtain a copy
       in the file LICENSE in the source distribution or at
       <https://www.openssl.org/source/license.html>.



1.1.1                             2018-09-17            EVP_CIPHER_meth_new(3)