Crypto removed Operating System specific code for sockets and threads. OS specific socket and thread support was removed to streamline the library and focus on the cryptography. The removal will also avoid porting troubles which surface on occassion. Users can re-install the files or utilize C11 support, if desired.
Cryptographic modules for Python.
Python Cryptography Toolkit (pycrypto)
This is a collection of both secure hash functions (such as SHA256 andRIPEMD160), and various encryption algorithms (AES, DES, RSA, ElGamal,etc.). The package is structured to make adding new modules easy.This section is essentially complete, and the software interface willalmost certainly not change in an incompatible way in the future; allthat remains to be done is to fix any bugs that show up. If youencounter a bug, please report it in the Launchpad bug tracker at
An example usage of the SHA256 module is:
An example usage of an encryption algorithm (AES, in this case) is:
One possible application of the modules is writing secureadministration tools. Another application is in writing daemons andservers. Clients and servers can encrypt the data being exchanged andmutually authenticate themselves; daemons can encrypt private data foradded security. Python also provides a pleasant framework forprototyping and experimentation with cryptographic algorithms; thanksto its arbitrary-length integers, public key algorithms are easilyimplemented.
As of PyCrypto 2.1.0, PyCrypto provides an easy-to-use random numbergenerator:
A stronger version of Python’s standard “random” module is alsoprovided:
Caveat: For the random number generator to work correctly, you mustcall Random.atfork() in both the parent and child processes afterusing os.fork()
PyCrypto is written and tested using Python version 2.1 through 3.3. Python1.5.2 is not supported.
The modules are packaged using the Distutils, so you can simply run“python setup.py build” to build the package, and “python setup.pyinstall” to install it. Library containers mac different from photos.
If the setup.py script crashes with a DistutilsPlatformErrorcomplaining that the file /usr/lib/python2.2/config/Makefile doesn’texist, this means that the files needed for compiling new Pythonmodules aren’t installed on your system. Red Hat users often run intothis because they don’t have the python2-devel RPM installed. The fixis to simply install the requisite RPM. On Debian/Ubuntu, you need thepython-dev package.
To verify that everything is in order, run “python setup.py test”. Itwill test all the cryptographic modules, skipping ones that aren’tavailable. If the test script reports an error on your machine,please report the bug using the bug tracker (URL given above). Ifpossible, track down the bug and include a patch that fixes it,provided that you are able to meet the eligibility requirements athttp://www.pycrypto.org/submission-requirements/.
It is possible to test a single sub-package or a single module only, for instancewhen you investigate why certain tests fail and don’t want to run the wholesuite each time. Use “python setup.py test –module=name”, where ‘name’is either a sub-package (Cipher, PublicKey, etc) or a module (Cipher.DES,PublicKey.RSA, etc).To further cut test coverage, pass also the option “–skip-slow-tests”.
To install the package under the site-packages directory ofyour Python installation, run “python setup.py install”.
If you have any comments, corrections, or improvements for thispackage, please report them to our mailing list, accessible via thePyCrypto website:
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Paramiko is a great Python library for SSH but it can be a hassle to install in Windows. In this situation, I am using Windows 10 64-bit and Python 3.4.3. Paramiko is available on Pip which helps but it is not the smoothest installation.
First, I run in to an issue with the PyCrypto dependency that it tries to install:
Read this on how to solve that problem: Fix Pip Install Unable to Find vcvarsall.bat
After getting that done and reinstalling with Pip, it appears to install properly. However, when I try to run Python and import paramiko I get an error about winrandom:
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To fix this, you have to go in the source code for the Crypto lib and fix an import statement. In my case, Python was installed to C:Python34. The full path of the file I had to change was:
In that file, change
Now you should be able to run python and import paramiko.
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