Supporting SHA224WithECDSA

Tomas Gustavsson tomas at primekey.se
Fri Aug 27 01:16:13 PDT 2010


I see thanks for the reply.
If the plans would somehow materialize we're glad to assist. I did test
my patch adding SHA224withECDSA against a SafeNet HSM and it works fine.

I'll take a look at jdk7 as well.

Cheers,
Tomas

On 08/26/2010 06:58 AM, Michael StJohns wrote:
> Hi Tomas -
> 
> I think the current provider is a PKCS11 v2.20 based provider.  SHA224withECDSA is being added in v2.30.  I remember seeing someone mention an intention to do wholesale pass on PKCS11 to update to 2.30 at some point, but I don't think that's in progress yet.
> 
> A quick look at the current JDK7 has support for SHA224withECDSA in AlgorithmId.java already...
> 
> Mike
> 
> 
> 
> At 12:37 AM 8/26/2010, Tomas Gustavsson wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> The PKCS#11 provider currently does not support SHA224WithECDSA, although this is becoming a popular algorithm.
>> I have hacked it myself to support this and the patch is basically trivial. Is it possible to get this support in the JDK?
>>
>> It requires only trivial modifications to AgorithmId.java, P11Signature.java and SunPKCS11.java.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Tomas
> 




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