[xmlsec] ECDSA test key/files

Aleksey Sanin aleksey at aleksey.com
Wed Feb 15 09:38:06 PST 2017

Here is the change that added tests and also added the note to the
readme file with the commands used to generate the keys:



On 2/15/17 3:22 AM, Miklos Vajna wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried to look at supporting ECDSA in the nss backend. Here is a work
> in progress code:
> https://github.com/vmiklos/xmlsec/tree/nss-ecdsa-wip
> (I'll send a pull request when it actually works.)
> It currently fails as it seems the enveloping-sha512-ecdsa-sha512.xml
> test file is using an EC key where the parameter is secp256k1, which is
> not supported by NSS.
> Here is a list of parameters supported by NSS:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/dev-tech-crypto@lists.mozilla.org/msg12766.html
> So based on that, perhaps I would start with secp256r1. Which leads to
> the question I would like this ask:
> How are the ecdsa-secp256k1 test keys are generated? I found no commands
> regarding them in tests/keys/README.
> If the documentation could be updated, then perhaps a way forward would
> be adding ecdsa-secp256r1 testcases for openssl, and then I could
> validate my NSS code by making sure the same tests pass for the NSS
> backend as well.
> Thanks,
> Miklos
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