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RSA_blinding_on, RSA_blinding_off - protect the RSA operation from timing attacks


 #include <openssl/rsa.h>

 int RSA_blinding_on(RSA *rsa, BN_CTX *ctx);

 void RSA_blinding_off(RSA *rsa);


RSA is vulnerable to timing attacks. In a setup where attackers can
measure the time of RSA decryption or signature operations, blinding
must be used to protect the RSA operation from that attack.

RSA_blinding_on() turns blinding on for key B<rsa> and generates a
random blinding factor. B<ctx> is B<NULL> or a preallocated and
initialized B<BN_CTX>.

RSA_blinding_off() turns blinding off and frees the memory used for
the blinding factor.


RSA_blinding_on() returns 1 on success, and 0 if an error occurred.

RSA_blinding_off() returns no value.


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