Crypto: 3DES CBC mode

Peter H|gfeldt <>
Thu Nov 18 12:46:45 CET 2004


Hi,

The block size of DES is 64 bits. 

See also the crypto(3) manual page and

	http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/fips/fips81/fips81.htm . 

/Peter

On Thu, 18 Nov 2004, Miguel Rodríguez Rubinos wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I'm working with Crypto module and I have a question I can't find in
> documentation. In DES3 CBC mode, what's the block size? In the other side of
> communication some people working with Java told me they worked with 1024 block
> size and I don't know what's the size of block that I'm using.
> 
> I hope this wasn't a dumb question.
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
>             Miguel
> 
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