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Crypto++ 5.6.3

Crypto++ 5.6.3 was released on November 20, 2015. The 5.6.3 release was mostly a maintenance release. The release included a few new minor classes, like Base64URLEncoder to provide encoding and decoding using a web safe alphabet.


The download is available from the Crypto++ website. The checksums for the download are below.

  • Original cryptopp563.zip
  • SHA-1: f2fcd1fbf884bed70a69b565970ecd8b33a68cc4
  • SHA-256: 9390670a14170dd0f48a6b6b06f74269ef4b056d4718a1a329f6f6069dc957c9
  • SHA-512: b3b963e87d937aeae03aa41849c23bb03fc0a8e627afddb8aa74bc07edf51949888aaa25cb4888053455524e7c5dd8de1f11e227acfab3a3ea344285b6408ce0
  • WHIRLPOOL: 1f7716f143a6677be213e29330ed0cbcd16db0fe575487b35c071e3ee12bff0471b1c82fa43590ac708c06dbcd4d9c39499a4b8dfa89a3f410d3b0be376f5268

Mirrors for the download are below. Note that GitHub and Sourceforge checksums on the ZIP or TAR are different because each creates the archive from sources.

Release Notes

The release notes for Crypto++ 5.6.3 follows.

  • fixed CVE-2015-2141
  • cleared most Undefined Behavior Sanitizer (UBsan) findings
  • cleared all Address Sanitizer (Asan) findings
  • cleared all Valgrind findings
  • cleared all Coverity findings
  • cleared all Enterprise Analysis (/analyze) findings
  • cleared most GCC warnings with -Wall
  • cleared most Clang warnings with -Wall
  • cleared most MSVC warnings with /W4
  • added -fPIC to 64-bit builds (off for 32-bit builds)
  • added HKDF class from RFC 5869
  • switched to member_ptr due to C++ 11 warnings for auto_ptr
  • initialization of C++ static objects, off by default
    • GCC and init_priotirty/constructor attributes
    • MSVC and init_seg(lib)
    • CRYPTOPP_INIT_PRIORITY disabled by default, but available
  • improved OS X support
  • improved GNUmakefile support for Testing and QA
  • added self tests for additional Testing and QA
  • added cryptest.sh for systematic Testing and QA
  • added GNU Gold linker support
  • added Visual Studio 2010 solution and project files in vs2010.zip
  • added Clang integrated assembler support
  • unconditionally define CRYPTOPP_NO_UNALIGNED_DATA_ACCESS for Makefile target 'ubsan' and at -O3
  • workaround ARMEL/GCC 5.2 bug and failed self test
  • fixed crash in MQV due to GCC 4.9+ and inlining
  • fixed hang in SHA due to GCC 4.9+ and inlining
  • fixed missing rdtables::Te under VS with ALIGNED_DATA_ACCESS
  • fixed S/390 and big endian feature detection
  • fixed S/390 and int128_t/uint128_t detection
  • fixed X32 (ILP32) feature detection
  • removed _CRT_SECURE_NO_DEPRECATE for Microsoft platforms
  • utilized bound checking interfaces from ISO/IEC TR 24772 when available
  • improved ARM, ARM64, MIPS, MIPS64, S/390 and X32 (ILP32) support
  • added additional Doxygen-based documentation
  • ported to MSVC 2015, Xcode 7.2, GCC 5.2, Clang 3.7, Intel C++ 16.00

File Changes

Below is a list of files that were added or deleted at Crypto++ 5.6.3.

$ git diff-tree -r --summary CRYPTOPP_5_6_2 CRYPTOPP_5_6_3 | grep -v "change" | awk '{$2=$3=""; print $0}'
create .gitignore
create Filelist.txt
create GNUmakefile-cross
create Install.txt
create TestVectors/hkdf.txt
create config.recommend
create cryptest.sh
create hkdf.h
create make-rdrand.cmd
create mersenne.h
create rdrand-masm.cmd
create rdrand-nasm.sh
create rdrand.S
create rdrand.asm
create rdrand.cpp
create rdrand.h
create trap.h
create vs2010.zip