python and openSSL

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Thu Sep 10 03:56:15 CEST 2009


On 9 Sep, 01:30 pm, lucabel at gmail.com wrote:
>Hi all.
>I need a trick to do something like this:
>
>openssl smime -decrypt -verify -inform DER -in ReadmeDiKe.pdf.p7m
>-noverify -out ReadmeDike.pdf
>
>To unwrap a p7m file and read his content.
>
>I know that I could use somthing like:
>>>>import os
>>>>os.system('openssl ....')
>
>but i would use a python library to wrap openssl.
>
>I've already install pyOpenSSL, but I can not understand how to run the 
>same
>command.

pyOpenSSL wraps the parts of OpenSSL which deal with S/MIME.  I think 
that M2Crypto does, though I haven't used those parts of it myself.

Jean-Paul



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