Query - Does JSSE library implement the Ciphers or Algorithms of a SSL protocol ?

Bradford Wetmore bradford.wetmore at oracle.com
Wed Jun 1 00:46:49 UTC 2016


JSSE uses the JCA/JCE libraries (javax.crypto/java.security) for most 
crypto routines.

Brad


On 5/29/2016 11:02 PM, Ayaskant Swain wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Can anyone please help me know about this - Does JSSE library implement
> the Ciphers or Algorithms of a SSL protocol ? I see the jsse.jar library
> shipped with the JDK. I read the the Oracle document about JSSE
> - http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/technotes/guides/security/jsse/JSSERefGuide.html#Introduction
>
> So my question is - does the JSSE implement the Ciphers or Algorithms
> that are used for a successful SSL handshake , server authentication,
> data integrity & data confidentiality (Application data encryption).
>
> Example of cipher suites - *TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256
> or **TLS_DHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256*
> *
> *
> So is the coding of the above ciphers have been done in the JSSE library?
>
> Thanks
> Ayaskant
> Bangalore


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