mactest.cpp

The code below shows how to use the QCA::MessageAuthenticationCode class

/*
 Copyright (C) 2004, 2006 Brad Hards <bradh@frogmouth.net>

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// QtCrypto has the declarations for all of QCA
#include <QtCrypto>

#include <QCoreApplication>
#include <QDebug>

// needed for printf
#include<stdio.h>

int main(int argc, char **argv)
{
        QCoreApplication app(argc, argv);

        qDebug() << "This example shows hashed MAC";

        // the Initializer object sets things up, and
        // also does cleanup when it goes out of scope
        QCA::Initializer init;

        // we use the first argument as the data to authenticate
        // if an argument is provided. Use "hello" if no argument
        QByteArray arg = (argc >= 2) ? argv[1] : "hello";

        // we use the second argument as the key to authenticate
        // with, if two arguments are provided. Use "secret" as
        // the key if less than two arguments.
        QCA::SecureArray key((argc >= 3) ? argv[2] : "secret");

        // must always check that an algorithm is supported before using it
        if( !QCA::isSupported("hmac(sha1)") ) {
                printf("HMAC(SHA1) not supported!\n");
        } else {
                // create the required object using HMAC with SHA-1, and an
                // empty key.
                QCA::MessageAuthenticationCode hmacObject(  "hmac(sha1)", QCA::SecureArray() );

                // create the key
                QCA::SymmetricKey keyObject(key);

                // set the HMAC object to use the key
                hmacObject.setup(key);
                // that could also have been done in the
                // QCA::MessageAuthenticationCode constructor

                // we split it into two parts to show incremental update
                QCA::SecureArray part1(arg.left(3)); // three chars - "hel"
                QCA::SecureArray part2(arg.mid(3)); // the rest - "lo"
                hmacObject.update(part1);
                hmacObject.update(part2);

                // no more updates after calling final.
                QCA::SecureArray resultArray = hmacObject.final();

                // convert the result into printable hexadecimal.
                QString result = QCA::arrayToHex(resultArray.toByteArray());
                printf("HMAC(SHA1) of \"%s\" with \"%s\" = [%s]\n", arg.data(), key.data(), result.toLatin1().data());
        }

        return 0;
}


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