[openssl-users] Better understanding of EC encryption API

Matt Caswell matt at openssl.org
Thu Nov 26 19:59:22 UTC 2015

On 26/11/15 19:18, Matt Loah wrote:
> While the public key in the context of OpenSSL Elliptic Curves algorithm
> is stored as a EC_POINT pointer... and the private key as a BIGNUM
> pointer... which functions (or which kind of them) should be called to
> encrypt & to decrypt a message in C/C++ ?

OpenSSL only supports ECDH and ECDSA, neither of which can be used to
perform encryption.


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