[Project_owners] Anyone using encryption in a Mozilla add-on
jamesw at bsdhosting.co.za
Sat Feb 12 11:00:36 EST 2005
Note also from toolkit/components/passwordmgr/base/nsPasswordManager.cpp:
// Note that nsISecretDecoderRing encryption uses a pseudo-random salt
// so it's not possible to test equality of two strings by comparing their
// ciphertexts. We need to decrypt both strings and compare the plaintext.
Eric Jung wrote:
>I found this documentation on nsISecretDecoderRing,
>but it doesn't document what encryption method is used. Does anyone
>know where I can find this information (other than the source code?)
>--- Michiel van Leeuwen <mvl at exedo.nl> wrote:
>>>Isn't there some sort of mozilla .idl file for encryption?
>>there is nsISecretDecoderRing.idl. It is based on the
>>(This is what the password manager uses to encrypt the data)
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