IPWorks Encrypt 2022 Java Edition
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Salsa20 Class

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The Salsa20 class can be used to encrypt and decrypt data with the XSalsa20 and Salsa20 algorithm.

Syntax

ipworksencrypt.Salsa20

Remarks

The class implements XSalsa20 as well as Salsa20. The Algorithm property specifies which algorithm to use when encrypting and decryption. In addition the 12 and 8 round variants of Salsa20 are supported.

Data may be encrypted and decrypted in its entirety by calling Encrypt and Decrypt or chunk by chunk by calling EncryptBlock and DecryptBlock.

In all operations a Key and IV must be used. If IV is not set one is automatically generated. KeyPassword may be set in order to automatically generate both a Key and IV when a method is called. The same KeyPassword, or Key and IV pair are used on both sides of the operation data can be encrypted and decrypted.

Encrypt Notes

Encrypt will encrypt the specified data. The following properties are applicable:

  • IV (required)
  • Key (required)

Input and Output Properties

The class will determine the source and destination of the input and output based on which properties are set.

The order in which the input properties are checked is as follows:

When a valid source is found the search stops. The order in which the output properties are checked is as follows:

When using streams you may need to additionally set CloseInputStreamAfterProcessing or CloseOutputStreamAfterProcessing.

Additional Notes

The Key property must be set to a 256 bit (32 byte) value. This is the only allowed value for ChaCha20. If KeyPassword is set both Key and IV will be automatically generated when Encrypt is called.

The IV must be set to a 192 bit (24 byte) value when Algorithm is set to XSalsa. The IV must be set to a 64 bit (8 byte) value when Algorithm is set to Salsa.

If IV is not set a value will automatically be generated by the class when Encrypt is called.

During encryption the Progress event will fire as data is encrypted.

Encrypt Example

Salsa20 salsa = new Salsa20(); //32 Bytes salsa.KeyB = new byte[] { 0xBB, 0x76, 0x17, 0xC9, 0x05, 0x73, 0x4A, 0x8D, 0x59, 0x9D, 0x7B, 0x0D, 0x86, 0x2A, 0x03, 0x82, 0x50, 0x6A, 0x70, 0xFB, 0xA8, 0x56, 0x47, 0x1B, 0x1E, 0x68, 0x0B, 0x2B, 0x34, 0x18, 0x0F, 0xE2 }; //24 Bytes salsa.IVB = new byte[] { 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7, 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7 }; salsa.InputMessage = "hello salsa!"; salsa.Encrypt(); //salsa.OutputMessageB contains the byte[] of the encrypted data. The above code produces the following encrypted bytes. // { 0x06, 0xF4, 0xD9, 0xB4, 0x67, 0x31, 0x1C, 0x1E, 0x8E, 0xD6, 0xB5, 0x6B }

Encrypt Block Notes

EncryptBlock will encrypt the input data and return the encrypted block. The encrypted block will always be the same length as the decrypted data. The following properties are applicable:

  • IV (required)
  • Key (required)

InputBuffer specifies the input data to encrypt.

EncryptBlock Example

Salsa20 salsa = new Salsa20(); //32 Bytes salsa.KeyB = new byte[] { 0xBB, 0x76, 0x17, 0xC9, 0x05, 0x73, 0x4A, 0x8D, 0x59, 0x9D, 0x7B, 0x0D, 0x86, 0x2A, 0x03, 0x82, 0x50, 0x6A, 0x70, 0xFB, 0xA8, 0x56, 0x47, 0x1B, 0x1E, 0x68, 0x0B, 0x2B, 0x34, 0x18, 0x0F, 0xE2 }; //24 Bytes salsa.IVB = new byte[] { 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7, 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7 }; byte[] tempEncryptedBlock; //Encrypt any number of blocks of any size tempEncryptedBlock = salsa.EncryptBlock(part1); tempEncryptedBlock = salsa.EncryptBlock(part2);

Decrypt Notes

Decrypt will decrypt the specified data. The following properties are applicable:

  • IV (required)
  • Key (required)

Input and Output Properties

The class will determine the source and destination of the input and output based on which properties are set.

The order in which the input properties are checked is as follows:

When a valid source is found the search stops. The order in which the output properties are checked is as follows:

When using streams you may need to additionally set CloseInputStreamAfterProcessing or CloseOutputStreamAfterProcessing.

Additional Notes

The Key property must be set to the 256 bit (32 byte) value originally used to encrypt the data. IV must be set to the original IV value used to encrypt the data.

If using a password, KeyPassword must be set to the same KeyPassword used when encrypting the data. This will automatically generate both Key and IV when Decrypt is called.

During decryption the Progress event will fire as data is decrypted.

Decrypt Example

Salsa20 salsa = new Salsa20(); //32 Bytes salsa.KeyB = new byte[] { 0xBB, 0x76, 0x17, 0xC9, 0x05, 0x73, 0x4A, 0x8D, 0x59, 0x9D, 0x7B, 0x0D, 0x86, 0x2A, 0x03, 0x82, 0x50, 0x6A, 0x70, 0xFB, 0xA8, 0x56, 0x47, 0x1B, 0x1E, 0x68, 0x0B, 0x2B, 0x34, 0x18, 0x0F, 0xE2 }; //24 Bytes salsa.IVB = new byte[] { 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7, 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7 }; salsa.InputMessageB = new byte[] { 0x06, 0xF4, 0xD9, 0xB4, 0x67, 0x31, 0x1C, 0x1E, 0x8E, 0xD6, 0xB5, 0x6B }; salsa.Decrypt(); Console.WriteLine(salsa.OutputMessage); //outputs "hello salsa!"

Decrypt Block Notes

DecryptBlock will decrypt the input data and return the decrypted block. The decrypted block will always be the same length as the encrypted data. The following properties are applicable:

  • IV (required)
  • Key (required)

InputBuffer specifies the input data to decrypt.

DecryptBlock Example

Salsa20 salsa = new Salsa20(); //32 Bytes salsa.KeyB = new byte[] { 0xBB, 0x76, 0x17, 0xC9, 0x05, 0x73, 0x4A, 0x8D, 0x59, 0x9D, 0x7B, 0x0D, 0x86, 0x2A, 0x03, 0x82, 0x50, 0x6A, 0x70, 0xFB, 0xA8, 0x56, 0x47, 0x1B, 0x1E, 0x68, 0x0B, 0x2B, 0x34, 0x18, 0x0F, 0xE2 }; //24 Bytes salsa.IVB = new byte[] { 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7, 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7 }; byte[] tempDecryptedBlock; //Decrypt any number of blocks of any size tempDecryptedBlock = salsa.DecryptBlock(part1); tempDecryptedBlock = salsa.DecryptBlock(part2);

Property List


The following is the full list of the properties of the class with short descriptions. Click on the links for further details.

AlgorithmThe Salsa20 algorithm.
InputFileThe file to process.
InputMessageThe message to process.
IVThe initialization vector (IV).
KeyThe secret key for the symmetric algorithm.
KeyPasswordA password to generate the Key and IV .
OutputFileThe output file when encrypting or decrypting.
OutputMessageThe output message after processing.
OverwriteIndicates whether or not the class should overwrite files.
UseHexWhether input or output is hex encoded.

Method List


The following is the full list of the methods of the class with short descriptions. Click on the links for further details.

ConfigSets or retrieves a configuration setting.
DecryptDecrypts the data.
DecryptBlockDecrypts a block and returns the decrypted data.
EncryptEncrypts the data.
EncryptBlockEncrypts data and returns the encrypted block.
ResetResets the class.
SetInputStreamSets the stream from which the class will read data to encrypt or decrypt.
SetOutputStreamSets the stream to which the class will write encrypted or decrypted data.

Event List


The following is the full list of the events fired by the class with short descriptions. Click on the links for further details.

ErrorInformation about errors during data delivery.
ProgressFired as progress is made.

Config Settings


The following is a list of config settings for the class with short descriptions. Click on the links for further details.

CloseInputStreamAfterProcessingDetermines whether or not the input stream is closed after processing.
CloseOutputStreamAfterProcessingDetermines whether or not the output stream is closed after processing.
EncryptedDataEncodingThe encoding of the encrypted input or output data.
IncludeIVWhether to prepend the IV to the output data and read the IV from the input data.
KeyPasswordAlgorithmThe hash algorithm used to derive the Key and IV from the KeyPassword property.
KeyPasswordIterationsThe number of iterations performed when using KeyPassword to derive the Key and IV.
KeyPasswordSaltThe salt value used in conjunction with the KeyPassword to derive the Key and IV.
SalsaRoundsThe number of rounds to perform.
BuildInfoInformation about the product's build.
GUIAvailableTells the class whether or not a message loop is available for processing events.
LicenseInfoInformation about the current license.
UseDaemonThreadsWhether threads created by the class are daemon threads.
UseInternalSecurityAPITells the class whether or not to use the system security libraries or an internal implementation.

Algorithm Property (Salsa20 Class)

The Salsa20 algorithm.

Syntax


public int getAlgorithm();


public void setAlgorithm(int algorithm);


Enumerated values:
  public final static int saSALSA20 = 0;
  public final static int saXSALSA20 = 1;

Default Value

1

Remarks

This property specifies the Salsa implementation to use. Possible values are:

  • 0 (Salsa20)
  • 1 (XSalsa20 - default)

The XSalsa20 algorithm is recommended and generally to be considered more secure. The Salsa20 algorithm is fully supported for implementations that require this. In addition the reduced 12 and 8 round variants of Salsa20 are also supported, please see SalsaRounds for details.

InputFile Property (Salsa20 Class)

The file to process.

Syntax


public String getInputFile();


public void setInputFile(String inputFile);

Default Value

""

Remarks

This property specifies the file to be processed. Set this property to the full or relative path to the file which will be processed.

Input and Output Properties

The class will determine the source and destination of the input and output based on which properties are set.

The order in which the input properties are checked is as follows:

When a valid source is found the search stops. The order in which the output properties are checked is as follows:

When using streams you may need to additionally set CloseInputStreamAfterProcessing or CloseOutputStreamAfterProcessing.

InputMessage Property (Salsa20 Class)

The message to process.

Syntax


public byte[] getInputMessage();


public void setInputMessage(byte[] inputMessage);

Default Value

""

Remarks

This property specifies the message to be processed.

Input and Output Properties

The class will determine the source and destination of the input and output based on which properties are set.

The order in which the input properties are checked is as follows:

When a valid source is found the search stops. The order in which the output properties are checked is as follows:

When using streams you may need to additionally set CloseInputStreamAfterProcessing or CloseOutputStreamAfterProcessing.

IV Property (Salsa20 Class)

The initialization vector (IV).

Syntax


public byte[] getIV();


public void setIV(byte[] IV);

Default Value

""

Remarks

This property specifies the initialization vector (IV). This is also referred to as the nonce. By default this property is empty and the class will automatically generate a new IV value if KeyPassword or Key is set before Encrypt or EncryptBlock is called.

XSalsa Notes:

When Algorithm is set to XSalsa the length of the IV must be 192 bits in length (24 bytes).

Salsa Notes:

When Algorithm is set to Salsa the length of the IV must be 64 bits in length (8 bytes).

Key Property (Salsa20 Class)

The secret key for the symmetric algorithm.

Syntax


public byte[] getKey();


public void setKey(byte[] key);

Default Value

""

Remarks

This secret key is used both for encryption and decryption. The secret key should be known only to the sender and the receiver. This key must be 256 bits in length (32 bytes).

If this property is left empty and KeyPassword is specified, a Key value will be generated by the class as necessary.

KeyPassword Property (Salsa20 Class)

A password to generate the Key and IV .

Syntax


public String getKeyPassword();


public void setKeyPassword(String keyPassword);

Default Value

""

Remarks

When this property is set the class will calculate values for Key and IV using the PKCS5 password digest algorithm. This provides a simpler alternative to creating and managing Key and IV values directly.

OutputFile Property (Salsa20 Class)

The output file when encrypting or decrypting.

Syntax


public String getOutputFile();


public void setOutputFile(String outputFile);

Default Value

""

Remarks

This property specifies the file to which the output will be written when Encrypt or Decrypt is called. This may be set to an absolute or relative path.

This property is only applicable to Encrypt and Decrypt.

Input and Output Properties

The class will determine the source and destination of the input and output based on which properties are set.

The order in which the input properties are checked is as follows:

When a valid source is found the search stops. The order in which the output properties are checked is as follows:

When using streams you may need to additionally set CloseInputStreamAfterProcessing or CloseOutputStreamAfterProcessing.

OutputMessage Property (Salsa20 Class)

The output message after processing.

Syntax


public byte[] getOutputMessage();


Default Value

""

Remarks

This property will be populated with the output from the operation if OutputFile and SetOutputStream are not set.

Input and Output Properties

The class will determine the source and destination of the input and output based on which properties are set.

The order in which the input properties are checked is as follows:

When a valid source is found the search stops. The order in which the output properties are checked is as follows:

When using streams you may need to additionally set CloseInputStreamAfterProcessing or CloseOutputStreamAfterProcessing.

This property is read-only and not available at design time.

Overwrite Property (Salsa20 Class)

Indicates whether or not the class should overwrite files.

Syntax


public boolean isOverwrite();


public void setOverwrite(boolean overwrite);

Default Value

False

Remarks

This property indicates whether or not the class will overwrite OutputFile. If Overwrite is False, an error will be thrown whenever OutputFile exists before an operation. The default value is False.

UseHex Property (Salsa20 Class)

Whether input or output is hex encoded.

Syntax


public boolean isUseHex();


public void setUseHex(boolean useHex);

Default Value

False

Remarks

This property specifies whether the encrypted data is hex encoded.

If set to True, when Encrypt is called the class will perform the encryption as normal and then hex encode the output. OutputMessage or OutputFile will hold hex encoded data.

If set to True, when Decrypt is called the class will expect InputMessage or InputFile to hold hex encoded data. The class will then hex decode the data and perform decryption as normal.

Config Method (Salsa20 Class)

Sets or retrieves a configuration setting.

Syntax

public String config(String configurationString);

Remarks

Config is a generic method available in every class. It is used to set and retrieve configuration settings for the class.

These settings are similar in functionality to properties, but they are rarely used. In order to avoid "polluting" the property namespace of the class, access to these internal properties is provided through the Config method.

To set a configuration setting named PROPERTY, you must call Config("PROPERTY=VALUE"), where VALUE is the value of the setting expressed as a string. For boolean values, use the strings "True", "False", "0", "1", "Yes", or "No" (case does not matter).

To read (query) the value of a configuration setting, you must call Config("PROPERTY"). The value will be returned as a string.

Decrypt Method (Salsa20 Class)

Decrypts the data.

Syntax

public void decrypt();

Remarks

Decrypt will decrypt the specified data. The following properties are applicable:

  • IV (required)
  • Key (required)

Input and Output Properties

The class will determine the source and destination of the input and output based on which properties are set.

The order in which the input properties are checked is as follows:

When a valid source is found the search stops. The order in which the output properties are checked is as follows:

When using streams you may need to additionally set CloseInputStreamAfterProcessing or CloseOutputStreamAfterProcessing.

Additional Notes

The Key property must be set to the 256 bit (32 byte) value originally used to encrypt the data. IV must be set to the original IV value used to encrypt the data.

If using a password, KeyPassword must be set to the same KeyPassword used when encrypting the data. This will automatically generate both Key and IV when Decrypt is called.

During decryption the Progress event will fire as data is decrypted.

Decrypt Example

Salsa20 salsa = new Salsa20(); //32 Bytes salsa.KeyB = new byte[] { 0xBB, 0x76, 0x17, 0xC9, 0x05, 0x73, 0x4A, 0x8D, 0x59, 0x9D, 0x7B, 0x0D, 0x86, 0x2A, 0x03, 0x82, 0x50, 0x6A, 0x70, 0xFB, 0xA8, 0x56, 0x47, 0x1B, 0x1E, 0x68, 0x0B, 0x2B, 0x34, 0x18, 0x0F, 0xE2 }; //24 Bytes salsa.IVB = new byte[] { 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7, 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7 }; salsa.InputMessageB = new byte[] { 0x06, 0xF4, 0xD9, 0xB4, 0x67, 0x31, 0x1C, 0x1E, 0x8E, 0xD6, 0xB5, 0x6B }; salsa.Decrypt(); Console.WriteLine(salsa.OutputMessage); //outputs "hello salsa!"

DecryptBlock Method (Salsa20 Class)

Decrypts a block and returns the decrypted data.

Syntax

public byte[] decryptBlock(byte[] inputBuffer);

Remarks

DecryptBlock will decrypt the input data and return the decrypted block. The decrypted block will always be the same length as the encrypted data. The following properties are applicable:

  • IV (required)
  • Key (required)

InputBuffer specifies the input data to decrypt.

DecryptBlock Example

Salsa20 salsa = new Salsa20(); //32 Bytes salsa.KeyB = new byte[] { 0xBB, 0x76, 0x17, 0xC9, 0x05, 0x73, 0x4A, 0x8D, 0x59, 0x9D, 0x7B, 0x0D, 0x86, 0x2A, 0x03, 0x82, 0x50, 0x6A, 0x70, 0xFB, 0xA8, 0x56, 0x47, 0x1B, 0x1E, 0x68, 0x0B, 0x2B, 0x34, 0x18, 0x0F, 0xE2 }; //24 Bytes salsa.IVB = new byte[] { 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7, 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7 }; byte[] tempDecryptedBlock; //Decrypt any number of blocks of any size tempDecryptedBlock = salsa.DecryptBlock(part1); tempDecryptedBlock = salsa.DecryptBlock(part2);

Encrypt Method (Salsa20 Class)

Encrypts the data.

Syntax

public void encrypt();

Remarks

Encrypt will encrypt the specified data. The following properties are applicable:

  • IV (required)
  • Key (required)

Input and Output Properties

The class will determine the source and destination of the input and output based on which properties are set.

The order in which the input properties are checked is as follows:

When a valid source is found the search stops. The order in which the output properties are checked is as follows:

When using streams you may need to additionally set CloseInputStreamAfterProcessing or CloseOutputStreamAfterProcessing.

Additional Notes

The Key property must be set to a 256 bit (32 byte) value. This is the only allowed value for ChaCha20. If KeyPassword is set both Key and IV will be automatically generated when Encrypt is called.

The IV must be set to a 192 bit (24 byte) value when Algorithm is set to XSalsa. The IV must be set to a 64 bit (8 byte) value when Algorithm is set to Salsa.

If IV is not set a value will automatically be generated by the class when Encrypt is called.

During encryption the Progress event will fire as data is encrypted.

Encrypt Example

Salsa20 salsa = new Salsa20(); //32 Bytes salsa.KeyB = new byte[] { 0xBB, 0x76, 0x17, 0xC9, 0x05, 0x73, 0x4A, 0x8D, 0x59, 0x9D, 0x7B, 0x0D, 0x86, 0x2A, 0x03, 0x82, 0x50, 0x6A, 0x70, 0xFB, 0xA8, 0x56, 0x47, 0x1B, 0x1E, 0x68, 0x0B, 0x2B, 0x34, 0x18, 0x0F, 0xE2 }; //24 Bytes salsa.IVB = new byte[] { 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7, 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7 }; salsa.InputMessage = "hello salsa!"; salsa.Encrypt(); //salsa.OutputMessageB contains the byte[] of the encrypted data. The above code produces the following encrypted bytes. // { 0x06, 0xF4, 0xD9, 0xB4, 0x67, 0x31, 0x1C, 0x1E, 0x8E, 0xD6, 0xB5, 0x6B }

EncryptBlock Method (Salsa20 Class)

Encrypts data and returns the encrypted block.

Syntax

public byte[] encryptBlock(byte[] inputBuffer);

Remarks

EncryptBlock will encrypt the input data and return the encrypted block. The encrypted block will always be the same length as the decrypted data. The following properties are applicable:

  • IV (required)
  • Key (required)

InputBuffer specifies the input data to encrypt.

EncryptBlock Example

Salsa20 salsa = new Salsa20(); //32 Bytes salsa.KeyB = new byte[] { 0xBB, 0x76, 0x17, 0xC9, 0x05, 0x73, 0x4A, 0x8D, 0x59, 0x9D, 0x7B, 0x0D, 0x86, 0x2A, 0x03, 0x82, 0x50, 0x6A, 0x70, 0xFB, 0xA8, 0x56, 0x47, 0x1B, 0x1E, 0x68, 0x0B, 0x2B, 0x34, 0x18, 0x0F, 0xE2 }; //24 Bytes salsa.IVB = new byte[] { 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7, 0x0D, 0xE4, 0x43, 0x40, 0x29, 0xAD, 0x70, 0x7D, 0x7B, 0x32, 0xB5, 0xC7 }; byte[] tempEncryptedBlock; //Encrypt any number of blocks of any size tempEncryptedBlock = salsa.EncryptBlock(part1); tempEncryptedBlock = salsa.EncryptBlock(part2);

Reset Method (Salsa20 Class)

Resets the class.

Syntax

public void reset();

Remarks

When called, the class will reset all of its properties to their default values.

SetInputStream Method (Salsa20 Class)

Sets the stream from which the class will read data to encrypt or decrypt.

Syntax

public void setInputStream(java.io.InputStream inputStream);

Remarks

This method sets the stream from which the class will read data to encrypt or decrypt.

Input and Output Properties

The class will determine the source and destination of the input and output based on which properties are set.

The order in which the input properties are checked is as follows:

When a valid source is found the search stops. The order in which the output properties are checked is as follows:

When using streams you may need to additionally set CloseInputStreamAfterProcessing or CloseOutputStreamAfterProcessing.

SetOutputStream Method (Salsa20 Class)

Sets the stream to which the class will write encrypted or decrypted data.

Syntax

public void setOutputStream(java.io.OutputStream outputStream);

Remarks

This method sets the stream to which the class will write encrypted or decrypted data.

Input and Output Properties

The class will determine the source and destination of the input and output based on which properties are set.

The order in which the input properties are checked is as follows:

When a valid source is found the search stops. The order in which the output properties are checked is as follows:

  • SetOutputStream
  • OutputFile
  • OutputMessage: The output data is written to this property if no other destination is specified.

When using streams you may need to additionally set CloseInputStreamAfterProcessing or CloseOutputStreamAfterProcessing.

Error Event (Salsa20 Class)

Information about errors during data delivery.

Syntax

public class DefaultSalsa20EventListener implements Salsa20EventListener {
  ...
  public void error(Salsa20ErrorEvent e) {}
  ...
}

public class Salsa20ErrorEvent {
  public int errorCode;
  public String description;
}

Remarks

The Error event is fired in case of exceptional conditions during message processing. Normally the class throws an exception.

ErrorCode contains an error code and Description contains a textual description of the error. For a list of valid error codes and their descriptions, please refer to the Error Codes section.

Progress Event (Salsa20 Class)

Fired as progress is made.

Syntax

public class DefaultSalsa20EventListener implements Salsa20EventListener {
  ...
  public void progress(Salsa20ProgressEvent e) {}
  ...
}

public class Salsa20ProgressEvent {
  public long bytesProcessed;
  public int percentProcessed;
}

Remarks

This event is fired automatically as data is processed by the class.

The PercentProcessed parameter indicates the current status of the operation.

The BytesProcessed parameter holds the total number of bytes processed so far.

Config Settings (Salsa20 Class)

The class accepts one or more of the following configuration settings. Configuration settings are similar in functionality to properties, but they are rarely used. In order to avoid "polluting" the property namespace of the class, access to these internal properties is provided through the Config method.

XSalsa20 Config Settings

CloseInputStreamAfterProcessing:   Determines whether or not the input stream is closed after processing.

Determines whether or not the input stream set by SetInputStream is closed after processing is complete. The default value is True.

CloseOutputStreamAfterProcessing:   Determines whether or not the output stream is closed after processing.

Determines whether or not the output stream set by SetOutputStream is closed after processing is complete. The default value is True.

EncryptedDataEncoding:   The encoding of the encrypted input or output data.

This configuration setting specifies how the encrypted data is encoded (if at all).

When Encrypt is called the class will perform the encryption as normal and then encode the output as specified here. OutputMessage or OutputFile will hold the encoded data.

When Decrypt is called the class will expect InputMessage or InputFile to hold the encoded data as specified here. The class will then decode the data and perform decryption as normal.

Possible values are:

  • 0 (none - default)
  • 1 (Base64)
  • 2 (Hex)
  • 3 (Base64URL)

IncludeIV:   Whether to prepend the IV to the output data and read the IV from the input data.

If this config is true, the IV will be automatically prepended to the output data when calling Encrypt. When calling Decrypt and this setting is True, the IV is automatically extracted form the ciphertext. The default value is False.

KeyPasswordAlgorithm:   The hash algorithm used to derive the Key and IV from the KeyPassword property.

This configuration setting specifies which hash algorithm will be used when deriving the Key and IV from KeyPassword. The default value is "MD5". Possible values are:

  • "SHA1"
  • "MD2"
  • "MD5" (default)
  • "HMAC-SHA1"
  • "HMAC-SHA224"
  • "HMAC-SHA256"
  • "HMAC-SHA384"
  • "HMAC-SHA512"
  • "HMAC-MD5"
  • "HMAC-RIPEMD160"

When using any HMAC algorithm the PBKDF#2 method from RFC 2898 is used. Any other algorithm uses PBKDF#1 from the same RFC.

KeyPasswordIterations:   The number of iterations performed when using KeyPassword to derive the Key and IV.

This configuration setting specifies the number of iterations performed when using KeyPassword to calculate values for Key and IV. When using PBKDF#2 the default number of iterations is 10,000. When using PBKDF#1 the default number is 10.

KeyPasswordSalt:   The salt value used in conjunction with the KeyPassword to derive the Key and IV.

This configuration setting specifies the hex encoded salt value to be used along with the KeyPassword when calculating values for Key and IV.

SalsaRounds:   The number of rounds to perform.

This setting specifies the number of rounds to perform. The default value is 20. The class also supports 12 and 8 round variants which offer better performance but reduce overall security. This setting is only applicable when Algorithm is set to saSALSA20. Possible values are:

  • 20 (default - recommended)
  • 12
  • 8

Base Config Settings

BuildInfo:   Information about the product's build.

When queried, this setting will return a string containing information about the product's build.

GUIAvailable:   Tells the class whether or not a message loop is available for processing events.

In a GUI-based application, long-running blocking operations may cause the application to stop responding to input until the operation returns. The class will attempt to discover whether or not the application has a message loop and, if one is discovered, it will process events in that message loop during any such blocking operation.

In some non-GUI applications, an invalid message loop may be discovered that will result in errant behavior. In these cases, setting GUIAvailable to false will ensure that the class does not attempt to process external events.

LicenseInfo:   Information about the current license.

When queried, this setting will return a string containing information about the license this instance of a class is using. It will return the following information:

  • Product: The product the license is for.
  • Product Key: The key the license was generated from.
  • License Source: Where the license was found (e.g., RuntimeLicense, License File).
  • License Type: The type of license installed (e.g., Royalty Free, Single Server).
  • Last Valid Build: The last valid build number for which the license will work.
UseDaemonThreads:   Whether threads created by the class are daemon threads.

If set to True (default), when the class creates a thread, the thread's Daemon property will be explicitly set to True. When set to False, the class will not set the Daemon property on the created thread. The default value is True.

UseInternalSecurityAPI:   Tells the class whether or not to use the system security libraries or an internal implementation.

By default the class will use the system security libraries to perform cryptographic functions where applicable. Setting this to true tells the class to use the internal implementation instead of using the system's security API.

Trappable Errors (Salsa20 Class)

XSalsa20 Errors

101   Unsupported algorithm.
102   No Key specified.
103   No IV specified.
104   Cannot read or write file.
107   Block size is not valid for this algorithm.
108   Key size is not valid for this algorithm.
111   OutputFile already exists and Overwrite is False.
121   The specified key is invalid.
123   IV size is not valid for this algorithm.
304   Cannot write file.
305   Cannot read file.
306   Cannot create file.
2004   Invalid padding. This may be an indication that the key is incorrect.
130   Invalid number of rounds. The number of rounds used when Algorithm is set to Salsa must be 8, 12, or 20.

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