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package gnu.crypto.key.dh;

// ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// $Id: ElGamalKeyAgreement.java,v 1.2 2005/10/06 04:24:16 rsdio Exp $
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import gnu.crypto.Registry;
import gnu.crypto.key.BaseKeyAgreementParty;
import gnu.crypto.key.KeyAgreementException;
import gnu.crypto.util.Util;

import java.math.BigInteger;

 * <p>The ElGamal key agreement, also known as the half-certified Diffie-Hellman
 * key agreement, is described in the Handbook of Applied Cryptography [HAC] as
 * follows:</p>
 * <ul>
 *    <li>A sends to B a single message allowing one-pass key agreement.</li>
 *    <li>A obtains an authentic copy of B's public key (p, g, yb), where
 *    yb = g**xb.</li>
 *    <li>A chooses a random integer x, 1 &lt;= x &lt;= p-2, and sends B the
 *    message g**x.  A computes the shared secret key K as yb**x.</li>
 *    <li>B computes the same key K on receipt of the previous message as
 *    (g**x)**xb.</li>
 * </ul>
 * <p>RFC-2631 describes an <i>Ephemeral-Static Mode</i> of operations with
 * Diffie-Hellman keypairs as follows:</p>
 * <pre>
 * "In Ephemeral-Static mode, the recipient has a static (and certified)
 * key pair, but the sender generates a new key pair for each message
 * and sends it using the originatorKey production. If the sender's key
 * is freshly generated for each message, the shared secret ZZ will be
 * similarly different for each message and partyAInfo MAY be omitted,
 * since it serves merely to decouple multiple KEKs generated by the
 * same set of pairwise keys. If, however, the same ephemeral sender key
 * is used for multiple messages (e.g. it is cached as a performance
 * optimization) then a separate partyAInfo MUST be used for each
 * message. All implementations of this standard MUST implement
 * Ephemeral-Static mode."
 * </pre>
 * <p>Reference:</p>
 * <ol>
 *    <li><a href="http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2631.txt">Diffie-Hellman Key
 *    Agreement Method</a><br>
 *    Eric Rescorla.</li>
 *    <li><a href="http://www.cacr.math.uwaterloo.ca/hac">[HAC]</a>: Handbook of
 *    Applied Cryptography.<br>
 *    CRC Press, Inc. ISBN 0-8493-8523-7, 1997<br>
 *    Menezes, A., van Oorschot, P. and S. Vanstone.</li>
 * </ol>
 * @version $Revision: 1.2 $
00096 public abstract class ElGamalKeyAgreement extends BaseKeyAgreementParty {

   // Constants and variables
   // -------------------------------------------------------------------------

   public static final String SOURCE_OF_RANDOMNESS = "gnu.crypto.elgamal.ka.prng";

   public static final String KA_ELGAMAL_RECIPIENT_PRIVATE_KEY =
   public static final String KA_ELGAMAL_RECIPIENT_PUBLIC_KEY =

   /** The shared secret key. */
00109    protected BigInteger ZZ;

   // Constructor(s)
   // -------------------------------------------------------------------------

   protected ElGamalKeyAgreement() {

   // Class methods
   // -------------------------------------------------------------------------

   // Instance methods
   // -------------------------------------------------------------------------

   // implementation of common abstract methods in BaseKeyAGreementParty ------

   protected byte[] engineSharedSecret() throws KeyAgreementException {
      return Util.trim(ZZ);

   protected void engineReset() {
      ZZ = null;

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