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DH_SIZE(3) Library Functions Manual DH_SIZE(3)

DH_size, DH_bitsget Diffie-Hellman prime size

#include <openssl/dh.h>

int
DH_size(const DH *dh);

int
DH_bits(const DH *dh);

() returns the Diffie-Hellman prime size in bytes. It can be used to determine how much memory must be allocated for the shared secret computed by DH_compute_key(3).

() returns the number of significant bits in the key.

dh and dh->p must not be NULL.

BN_num_bytes(3), DH_generate_key(3), DH_get0_key(3), DH_new(3)

DH_size() first appeared in SSLeay 0.5.1 and has been available since OpenBSD 2.4.

DH_bits() first appeared in OpenSSL 1.1.0 and has been available since OpenBSD 6.3.

March 27, 2018 OpenBSD-current