[gnutls-help] Signature scheme for RSA signatures using gnutls_x509_crt_sign2

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Thu May 2 21:31:40 CEST 2013

On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 4:19 PM, René Korthaus <r.korthaus at sirrix.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I need to know which signature scheme for RSA signatures from PKCS#1
> v2.1 is used when signing a certificate using gnutls_x509_crt_sign2.
> Unfortunately, I couldn't find an answer through source code analysis.
> From the Google Summer of Code page (http://gnutls.org/soc.html) it
> seems that RSASSA-PSS is not yet supported and RSASSA-PKCS1-V1_5 is
> currently used. Is this information still accurate?

 Only RSASSA-PKCS1-V1_5 is supported. Since this is the version used
in all TLS versions there isn't much of an incentive to change that.


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