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NAMESHA1, SHA1_Init, SHA1_Update, SHA1_Final - Secure Hash Algorithm
unsigned char *SHA1(const unsigned char *d, unsigned long n, unsigned char *md);
int SHA1_Init(SHA_CTX *c); int SHA1_Update(SHA_CTX *c, const void *data, unsigned long len); int SHA1_Final(unsigned char *md, SHA_CTX *c);
DESCRIPTIONSHA-1 (Secure Hash Algorithm) is a cryptographic hash function with a 160 bit output.
SHA1() computes the SHA-1 message digest of the n bytes at d and places it in md (which must have space for SHA_DIGEST_LENGTH == 20 bytes of output). If md is NULL, the digest is placed in a static array.
The following functions may be used if the message is not completely stored in memory:
SHA1_Init() initializes a SHA_CTX structure.
SHA1_Update() can be called repeatedly with chunks of the message to be hashed (len bytes at data).
SHA1_Final() places the message digest in md, which must have space for SHA_DIGEST_LENGTH == 20 bytes of output, and erases the SHA_CTX.
Applications should use the higher level functions EVP_DigestInit(3) etc. instead of calling the hash functions directly.
RETURN VALUESSHA1() returns a pointer to the hash value.
CONFORMING TOSHA: US Federal Information Processing Standard FIPS PUB 180 (Secure Hash Standard), SHA-1: US Federal Information Processing Standard FIPS PUB 180-1 (Secure Hash Standard), ANSI X9.30
SEE ALSOripemd(3), hmac(3), EVP_DigestInit(3)
HISTORYSHA1(), SHA1_Init(), SHA1_Update() and SHA1_Final() are available in all versions of SSLeay and OpenSSL.