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move blinding to __init__ on both RSA public and private #5506

merged 2 commits into from Oct 26, 2020


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@reaperhulk reaperhulk commented Oct 25, 2020

In the past, we activated blinding on private numbers and also on private key -> public key creation. Instead, let's just call it in init of both public and private objects. Blinding is on by default in OpenSSL these days but since we're not sure when that occurred (or if there are paths where it does not get turned on) we've decided to just play it safe.

alex previously approved these changes Oct 25, 2020
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@alex alex merged commit cf9bd6a into pyca:master Oct 26, 2020
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