[openssl-users] Combining certificate and key in PEM format into a P12 file without knowing the key password?

Tobias Dussa (SCC) tobias.dussa at kit.edu
Tue Feb 20 16:35:43 UTC 2018


On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 01:27:51PM +0000, Viktor Dukhovni wrote:
> > In the commonly accepted variants of PKCS#12, private key and all the
> > certificates are encrypted with the same password.  PKCS#12 with
> > different password for private key and certificates is not widely
> > supported.
> Do any of the PKCS#12 key derivation functions implement the same
> password -> key algorithm as is used in OpenSSL's PEM password to
> key mapping for private keys?  I suspect that might be another
> problem area.

Uh...  Good point.  Didn't have that on the radar actually.


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