[openssl-users] RSA Public Encryption and Decryption

Bill Reimer breimer273 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 13:50:37 UTC 2015

If I understand you correctly, yes you must use the private key to decrypt
the symmetric key which has been encrypted using RSA and the client's
public key.  There is no way (theoretically) to decrypt using only the
public key.

On Tue, Dec 29, 2015 at 7:58 AM, suguacl28 <sugu.ece28 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ya i know it. Actually i need to transfer the symmetric key to client. That
> symmetric key is encrypted using RSA public key of client which is
> transferred manually to server. Now i want to decrypt  the package with
> same
> RSA public key of client.
> Now my doubt is, for decryption we must use private key of client or we can
> also use client public key??
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