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An application to manage x509 PKI infrastructure, and sign Django models with PKCS7.

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Application to generate x509 certificates and sign models with PKCS#7 standard

Beta : not really for production use

Features :

  • PKI :
    • Generate (or load) RSA keys and store them in Django models
    • Generate x509 certificates and store them in Django models
    • Load x509 certificat and find relations with other Certificates and Keys
    • Generate (or load) x509 Requests and store them in Django models
    • Generate self-signed x509 for root CA
    • Verify certificate chain (with CRLs)
    • Sign Certificate Requests
  • Digital signature
    • Sign/verify text with PKCS#7 standard
    • Sign/verify simple modelswith PKCS#7 standard
    • Support FileField (with sha512 digest)
  • Good test coverage

Todo :

  • Sign complex models
  • Generate indexes with OpenSSL.generate_index()
  • Improve configuration
  • Cert load with renew
  • ... and much more

Examples :

There is an simple PKI example:

from signature.models import Key, Certificate, CertificateRequest
from datetime import datetime

ca_pwd = "R00tz"
c_pwd = "1234"

# CA and Client keys
ca_key = Key.generate(ca_pwd)
c_key = Key.generate(c_pwd)

# CA Cert
ca_cert = Certificate()
ca_cert.CN = "Admin"
ca_cert.C = "FR"
ca_cert.key = ca_key
ca_cert.days = 150
ca_cert.is_ca = True

# Client's request
rqst = CertificateRequest()
rqst.CN = "World Company"
rqst.C = "FR"
rqst.key = c_key

# Sign client's request and return certificate
# (you can give to Client's certificate CA capabilities with ca=True)
c_cert = ca_cert.sign_request(rqst, 150, ca_pwd, ca=False)

# Verify created certificate :

# Revoke certificate :
c_cert.revoke(c_cert, ca_pwd)

# Import a Key / Certificate:
imported = Key.new_from_pem(pem_str, passphrase="gigowatt", user=None)
imported = Certificate.new_from_pem(pem_str)

For more examples, see SignaturePKITestCase into tests/test_project/apps/testapp/

There is an simple signature example:

# Sign Text
text = "This is a data"
data_signed = c_cert.sign_text(text, c_pwd)
result = c_cert.verify_smime(data_signed)

# Sign Model (get text)
auth1 = Author(name="Raymond E. Feist", title="MR")
data_signed = c_cert.sign_model(auth1, c_pwd)
result = c_cert.verify_smime(data_signed)

# Sign Model (get Signature)
auth1 = Author(name="Raymond E. Feist", title="MR")
signed = c_cert.make_signature(auth1, self.c_pwd)

For more examples, see SignatureTestCase into tests/test_project/apps/testapp/

Tests :

  • cd tests
  • python
  • ./bin/ -v
  • ./bin/test-1.2 or ./bin/test-1.1

Requirements :

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