need some help with the block size value

Matt Caswell matt at
Tue Feb 15 13:15:43 UTC 2022

On 15/02/2022 12:13, Srinivas, Saketh (c) wrote:
> Hi,
> i am trying to get the block size of EVP_des_ede3_cbc cipher using the 
> below function but it's not returning anything.
> EVP_CIPHER_get_block_size(EVP_des_ede3_cbc())

This code looks fine to me, and I just tested this and it returned the 
expected result of 8.

When you say "it's not returning anything" do you mean it returns 0 or 
something else? What version of OpenSSL are you using?


> Does anyone have any idea how to.
> thanks,
> Saketh.
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