nsIDataSignatureVerifier

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An interface for verifying that a given string of data was signed by the private key matching the given public key.
1.0
28
Introduced
Gecko 1.9
Inherits from: nsISupports Last changed in Gecko 1.9 (Firefox 3)

Method overview

boolean verifyData(in ACString aData, in ACString aSignature, in ACString aPublicKey);

Methods

verifyData()

Verifies that the data matches the data that was used to generate the signature.

boolean verifyData(
  in ACString aData,
  in ACString aSignature,
  in ACString aPublicKey
);
Parameters
aData
The data to be tested.
aSignature
The signature of the data, base64 encoded.
aPublicKey
The public part of the key used for signing, DER encoded then base64 encoded.
Return value

true if the signature matches the data, false if not.

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