Crypto.PublicKey.RSA.error: Plaintext too large

Ajay Brar abra9823 at mail.usyd.edu.au
Tue Aug 3 17:17:53 CEST 2004


hi!

I am getting an error - Crypto.PublicKey.RSA.error: Plaintext too large 
- when verifying the signature of a document.
What i am doing is - the document and the signature are downloaded off 
the net, my verify script then connects to a server and obtains a public 
key. It then uses the public key to verify the signature.
The whole thing works fine when i do the same thing in the interactive 
interpreter. Its only when i download the files and obtain the public 
key from the server and then verify, that i get the above error.

any suggesstions...ideas???

cheers

-- 
Ajay Brar
CS Honours 2004
Smart Internet Technology Research Group

http://www.it.usyd.edu.au/~abrar1




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