RFC 1321  The MD5 MessageDigest Algorithm
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Network Working Group R. Rivest
Request for Comments: 1321 MIT Laboratory for Computer Science
and RSA Data Security, Inc.
April 1992
The MD5 MessageDigest Algorithm
Status of this Memo
This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does
not specify an Internet standard. Distribution of this memo is
unlimited.
Acknowlegements
We would like to thank Don Coppersmith, Burt Kaliski, Ralph Merkle,
David Chaum, and Noam Nisan for numerous helpful comments and
suggestions.
Table of Contents
1. Executive Summary 1
2. Terminology and Notation 2
3. MD5 Algorithm Description 3
4. Summary 6
5. Differences Between MD4 and MD5 6
References 7
APPENDIX A  Reference Implementation 7
Security Considerations 21
Author's Address 21
1. Executive Summary
This document describes the MD5 messagedigest algorithm. The
algorithm takes as input a message of arbitrary length and produces
as output a 128bit "fingerprint" or "message digest" of the input.
It is conjectured that it is computationally infeasible to produce
two messages having the same message digest, or to produce any
message having a given prespecified target message digest. The MD5
algorithm is intended for digital signature applications, where a
large file must be "compressed" in a secure manner before being
encrypted with a private (secret) key under a publickey cryptosystem
such as RSA.
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The MD5 algorithm is designed to be quite fast on 32bit machines. In
addition, the MD5 algorithm does not require any large substitution
tables; the algorithm can be coded quite compactly.
The MD5 algorithm is an extension of the MD4 messagedigest algorithm
1,2]. MD5 is slightly slower than MD4, but is more "conservative" in
design. MD5 was designed because it was felt that MD4 was perhaps
being adopted for use more quickly than justified by the existing
critical review; because MD4 was designed to be exceptionally fast,
it is "at the edge" in terms of risking successful cryptanalytic
attack. MD5 backs off a bit, giving up a little in speed for a much
greater likelihood of ultimate security. It incorporates some
suggestions made by various reviewers, and contains additional
optimizations. The MD5 algorithm is being placed in the public domain
for review and possible adoption as a standard.
For OSIbased applications, MD5's object identifier is
md5 OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::=
iso(1) memberbody(2) US(840) rsadsi(113549) digestAlgorithm(2) 5}
In the X.509 type AlgorithmIdentifier [3], the parameters for MD5
should have type NULL.
2. Terminology and Notation
In this document a "word" is a 32bit quantity and a "byte" is an
eightbit quantity. A sequence of bits can be interpreted in a
natural manner as a sequence of bytes, where each consecutive group
of eight bits is interpreted as a byte with the highorder (most
significant) bit of each byte listed first. Similarly, a sequence of
bytes can be interpreted as a sequence of 32bit words, where each
consecutive group of four bytes is interpreted as a word with the
loworder (least significant) byte given first.
Let x_i denote "x sub i". If the subscript is an expression, we
surround it in braces, as in x_{i+1}. Similarly, we use ^ for
superscripts (exponentiation), so that x^i denotes x to the ith
power.
Let the symbol "+" denote addition of words (i.e., modulo2^32
addition). Let X <<< s denote the 32bit value obtained by circularly
shifting (rotating) X left by s bit positions. Let not(X) denote the
bitwise complement of X, and let X v Y denote the bitwise OR of X
and Y. Let X xor Y denote the bitwise XOR of X and Y, and let XY
denote the bitwise AND of X and Y.
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3. MD5 Algorithm Description
We begin by supposing that we have a bbit message as input, and that
we wish to find its message digest. Here b is an arbitrary
nonnegative integer; b may be zero, it need not be a multiple of
eight, and it may be arbitrarily large. We imagine the bits of the
message written down as follows:
m_0 m_1 ... m_{b1}
The following five steps are performed to compute the message digest
of the message.
3.1 Step 1. Append Padding Bits
The message is "padded" (extended) so that its length (in bits) is
congruent to 448, modulo 512. That is, the message is extended so
that it is just 64 bits shy of being a multiple of 512 bits long.
Padding is always performed, even if the length of the message is
already congruent to 448, modulo 512.
Padding is performed as follows: a single "1" bit is appended to the
message, and then "0" bits are appended so that the length in bits of
the padded message becomes congruent to 448, modulo 512. In all, at
least one bit and at most 512 bits are appended.
3.2 Step 2. Append Length
A 64bit representation of b (the length of the message before the
padding bits were added) is appended to the result of the previous
step. In the unlikely event that b is greater than 2^64, then only
the loworder 64 bits of b are used. (These bits are appended as two
32bit words and appended loworder word first in accordance with the
previous conventions.)
At this point the resulting message (after padding with bits and with
b) has a length that is an exact multiple of 512 bits. Equivalently,
this message has a length that is an exact multiple of 16 (32bit)
words. Let M[0 ... N1] denote the words of the resulting message,
where N is a multiple of 16.
3.3 Step 3. Initialize MD Buffer
A fourword buffer (A,B,C,D) is used to compute the message digest.
Here each of A, B, C, D is a 32bit register. These registers are
initialized to the following values in hexadecimal, loworder bytes
first):
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word A: 01 23 45 67
word B: 89 ab cd ef
word C: fe dc ba 98
word D: 76 54 32 10
3.4 Step 4. Process Message in 16Word Blocks
We first define four auxiliary functions that each take as input
three 32bit words and produce as output one 32bit word.
F(X,Y,Z) = XY v not(X) Z
G(X,Y,Z) = XZ v Y not(Z)
H(X,Y,Z) = X xor Y xor Z
I(X,Y,Z) = Y xor (X v not(Z))
In each bit position F acts as a conditional: if X then Y else Z.
The function F could have been defined using + instead of v since XY
and not(X)Z will never have 1's in the same bit position.) It is
interesting to note that if the bits of X, Y, and Z are independent
and unbiased, the each bit of F(X,Y,Z) will be independent and
unbiased.
The functions G, H, and I are similar to the function F, in that they
act in "bitwise parallel" to produce their output from the bits of X,
Y, and Z, in such a manner that if the corresponding bits of X, Y,
and Z are independent and unbiased, then each bit of G(X,Y,Z),
H(X,Y,Z), and I(X,Y,Z) will be independent and unbiased. Note that
the function H is the bitwise "xor" or "parity" function of its
inputs.
This step uses a 64element table T[1 ... 64] constructed from the
sine function. Let T[i] denote the ith element of the table, which
is equal to the integer part of 4294967296 times abs(sin(i)), where i
is in radians. The elements of the table are given in the appendix.
Do the following:
/* Process each 16word block. */
For i = 0 to N/161 do
/* Copy block i into X. */
For j = 0 to 15 do
Set X[j] to M[i*16+j].
end /* of loop on j */
/* Save A as AA, B as BB, C as CC, and D as DD. */
AA = A
BB = B
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CC = C
DD = D
/* Round 1. */
/* Let [abcd k s i] denote the operation
a = b + ((a + F(b,c,d) + X[k] + T[i]) <<< s). */
/* Do the following 16 operations. */
[ABCD 0 7 1] [DABC 1 12 2] [CDAB 2 17 3] [BCDA 3 22 4]
[ABCD 4 7 5] [DABC 5 12 6] [CDAB 6 17 7] [BCDA 7 22 8]
[ABCD 8 7 9] [DABC 9 12 10] [CDAB 10 17 11] [BCDA 11 22 12]
[ABCD 12 7 13] [DABC 13 12 14] [CDAB 14 17 15] [BCDA 15 22 16]
/* Round 2. */
/* Let [abcd k s i] denote the operation
a = b + ((a + G(b,c,d) + X[k] + T[i]) <<< s). */
/* Do the following 16 operations. */
[ABCD 1 5 17] [DABC 6 9 18] [CDAB 11 14 19] [BCDA 0 20 20]
[ABCD 5 5 21] [DABC 10 9 22] [CDAB 15 14 23] [BCDA 4 20 24]
[ABCD 9 5 25] [DABC 14 9 26] [CDAB 3 14 27] [BCDA 8 20 28]
[ABCD 13 5 29] [DABC 2 9 30] [CDAB 7 14 31] [BCDA 12 20 32]
/* Round 3. */
/* Let [abcd k s t] denote the operation
a = b + ((a + H(b,c,d) + X[k] + T[i]) <<< s). */
/* Do the following 16 operations. */
[ABCD 5 4 33] [DABC 8 11 34] [CDAB 11 16 35] [BCDA 14 23 36]
[ABCD 1 4 37] [DABC 4 11 38] [CDAB 7 16 39] [BCDA 10 23 40]
[ABCD 13 4 41] [DABC 0 11 42] [CDAB 3 16 43] [BCDA 6 23 44]
[ABCD 9 4 45] [DABC 12 11 46] [CDAB 15 16 47] [BCDA 2 23 48]
/* Round 4. */
/* Let [abcd k s t] denote the operation
a = b + ((a + I(b,c,d) + X[k] + T[i]) <<< s). */
/* Do the following 16 operations. */
[ABCD 0 6 49] [DABC 7 10 50] [CDAB 14 15 51] [BCDA 5 21 52]
[ABCD 12 6 53] [DABC 3 10 54] [CDAB 10 15 55] [BCDA 1 21 56]
[ABCD 8 6 57] [DABC 15 10 58] [CDAB 6 15 59] [BCDA 13 21 60]
[ABCD 4 6 61] [DABC 11 10 62] [CDAB 2 15 63] [BCDA 9 21 64]
/* Then perform the following additions. (That is increment each
of the four registers by the value it had before this block
was started.) */
A = A + AA
B = B + BB
C = C + CC
D = D + DD
end /* of loop on i */
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3.5 Step 5. Output
The message digest produced as output is A, B, C, D. That is, we
begin with the loworder byte of A, and end with the highorder byte
of D.
This completes the description of MD5. A reference implementation in
C is given in the appendix.
4. Summary
The MD5 messagedigest algorithm is simple to implement, and provides
a "fingerprint" or message digest of a message of arbitrary length.
It is conjectured that the difficulty of coming up with two messages
having the same message digest is on the order of 2^64 operations,
and that the difficulty of coming up with any message having a given
message digest is on the order of 2^128 operations. The MD5 algorithm
has been carefully scrutinized for weaknesses. It is, however, a
relatively new algorithm and further security analysis is of course
justified, as is the case with any new proposal of this sort.
5. Differences Between MD4 and MD5
The following are the differences between MD4 and MD5:
1. A fourth round has been added.
2. Each step now has a unique additive constant.
3. The function g in round 2 was changed from (XY v XZ v YZ) to
(XZ v Y not(Z)) to make g less symmetric.
4. Each step now adds in the result of the previous step. This
promotes a faster "avalanche effect".
5. The order in which input words are accessed in rounds 2 and
3 is changed, to make these patterns less like each other.
6. The shift amounts in each round have been approximately
optimized, to yield a faster "avalanche effect." The shifts in
different rounds are distinct.
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References
[1] Rivest, R., "The MD4 Message Digest Algorithm", RFC 1320, MIT and
RSA Data Security, Inc., April 1992.
[2] Rivest, R., "The MD4 message digest algorithm", in A.J. Menezes
and S.A. Vanstone, editors, Advances in Cryptology  CRYPTO '90
Proceedings, pages 303311, SpringerVerlag, 1991.
[3] CCITT Recommendation X.509 (1988), "The Directory 
Authentication Framework."
APPENDIX A  Reference Implementation
This appendix contains the following files taken from RSAREF: A
Cryptographic Toolkit for PrivacyEnhanced Mail:
global.h  global header file
md5.h  header file for MD5
md5c.c  source code for MD5
For more information on RSAREF, send email to <rsaref@rsa.com>.
The appendix also includes the following file:
mddriver.c  test driver for MD2, MD4 and MD5
The driver compiles for MD5 by default but can compile for MD2 or MD4
if the symbol MD is defined on the C compiler command line as 2 or 4.
The implementation is portable and should work on many different
plaforms. However, it is not difficult to optimize the implementation
on particular platforms, an exercise left to the reader. For example,
on "littleendian" platforms where the lowestaddressed byte in a 32
bit word is the least significant and there are no alignment
restrictions, the call to Decode in MD5Transform can be replaced with
a typecast.
A.1 global.h
/* GLOBAL.H  RSAREF types and constants
*/
/* PROTOTYPES should be set to one if and only if the compiler supports
function argument prototyping.
The following makes PROTOTYPES default to 0 if it has not already
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been defined with C compiler flags.
*/
#ifndef PROTOTYPES
#define PROTOTYPES 0
#endif
/* POINTER defines a generic pointer type */
typedef unsigned char *POINTER;
/* UINT2 defines a two byte word */
typedef unsigned short int UINT2;
/* UINT4 defines a four byte word */
typedef unsigned long int UINT4;
/* PROTO_LIST is defined depending on how PROTOTYPES is defined above.
If using PROTOTYPES, then PROTO_LIST returns the list, otherwise it
returns an empty list.
*/
#if PROTOTYPES
#define PROTO_LIST(list) list
#else
#define PROTO_LIST(list) ()
#endif
A.2 md5.h
/* MD5.H  header file for MD5C.C
*/
/* Copyright (C) 19912, RSA Data Security, Inc. Created 1991. All
rights reserved.
License to copy and use this software is granted provided that it
is identified as the "RSA Data Security, Inc. MD5 MessageDigest
Algorithm" in all material mentioning or referencing this software
or this function.
License is also granted to make and use derivative works provided
that such works are identified as "derived from the RSA Data
Security, Inc. MD5 MessageDigest Algorithm" in all material
mentioning or referencing the derived work.
RSA Data Security, Inc. makes no representations concerning either
the merchantability of this software or the suitability of this
software for any particular purpose. It is provided "as is"
without express or implied warranty of any kind.
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These notices must be retained in any copies of any part of this
documentation and/or software.
*/
/* MD5 context. */
typedef struct {
UINT4 state[4]; /* state (ABCD) */
UINT4 count[2]; /* number of bits, modulo 2^64 (lsb first) */
unsigned char buffer[64]; /* input buffer */
} MD5_CTX;
void MD5Init PROTO_LIST ((MD5_CTX *));
void MD5Update PROTO_LIST
((MD5_CTX *, unsigned char *, unsigned int));
void MD5Final PROTO_LIST ((unsigned char [16], MD5_CTX *));
A.3 md5c.c
/* MD5C.C  RSA Data Security, Inc., MD5 messagedigest algorithm
*/
/* Copyright (C) 19912, RSA Data Security, Inc. Created 1991. All
rights reserved.
License to copy and use this software is granted provided that it
is identified as the "RSA Data Security, Inc. MD5 MessageDigest
Algorithm" in all material mentioning or referencing this software
or this function.
License is also granted to make and use derivative works provided
that such works are identified as "derived from the RSA Data
Security, Inc. MD5 MessageDigest Algorithm" in all material
mentioning or referencing the derived work.
RSA Data Security, Inc. makes no representations concerning either
the merchantability of this software or the suitability of this
software for any particular purpose. It is provided "as is"
without express or implied warranty of any kind.
These notices must be retained in any copies of any part of this
documentation and/or software.
*/
#include "global.h"
#include "md5.h"
/* Constants for MD5Transform routine.
*/
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#define S11 7
#define S12 12
#define S13 17
#define S14 22
#define S21 5
#define S22 9
#define S23 14
#define S24 20
#define S31 4
#define S32 11
#define S33 16
#define S34 23
#define S41 6
#define S42 10
#define S43 15
#define S44 21
static void MD5Transform PROTO_LIST ((UINT4 [4], unsigned char [64]));
static void Encode PROTO_LIST
((unsigned char *, UINT4 *, unsigned int));
static void Decode PROTO_LIST
((UINT4 *, unsigned char *, unsigned int));
static void MD5_memcpy PROTO_LIST ((POINTER, POINTER, unsigned int));
static void MD5_memset PROTO_LIST ((POINTER, int, unsigned int));
static unsigned char PADDING[64] = {
0x80, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0,
0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0,
0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
};
/* F, G, H and I are basic MD5 functions.
*/
#define F(x, y, z) (((x) & (y))  ((~x) & (z)))
#define G(x, y, z) (((x) & (z))  ((y) & (~z)))
#define H(x, y, z) ((x) ^ (y) ^ (z))
#define I(x, y, z) ((y) ^ ((x)  (~z)))
/* ROTATE_LEFT rotates x left n bits.
*/
#define ROTATE_LEFT(x, n) (((x) << (n))  ((x) >> (32(n))))
/* FF, GG, HH, and II transformations for rounds 1, 2, 3, and 4.
Rotation is separate from addition to prevent recomputation.
*/
#define FF(a, b, c, d, x, s, ac) { \
(a) += F ((b), (c), (d)) + (x) + (UINT4)(ac); \
(a) = ROTATE_LEFT ((a), (s)); \
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(a) += (b); \
}
#define GG(a, b, c, d, x, s, ac) { \
(a) += G ((b), (c), (d)) + (x) + (UINT4)(ac); \
(a) = ROTATE_LEFT ((a), (s)); \
(a) += (b); \
}
#define HH(a, b, c, d, x, s, ac) { \
(a) += H ((b), (c), (d)) + (x) + (UINT4)(ac); \
(a) = ROTATE_LEFT ((a), (s)); \
(a) += (b); \
}
#define II(a, b, c, d, x, s, ac) { \
(a) += I ((b), (c), (d)) + (x) + (UINT4)(ac); \
(a) = ROTATE_LEFT ((a), (s)); \
(a) += (b); \
}
/* MD5 initialization. Begins an MD5 operation, writing a new context.
*/
void MD5Init (context)
MD5_CTX *context; /* context */
{
context>count[0] = context>count[1] = 0;
/* Load magic initialization constants.
*/
context>state[0] = 0x67452301;
context>state[1] = 0xefcdab89;
context>state[2] = 0x98badcfe;
context>state[3] = 0x10325476;
}
/* MD5 block update operation. Continues an MD5 messagedigest
operation, processing another message block, and updating the
context.
*/
void MD5Update (context, input, inputLen)
MD5_CTX *context; /* context */
unsigned char *input; /* input block */
unsigned int inputLen; /* length of input block */
{
unsigned int i, index, partLen;
/* Compute number of bytes mod 64 */
index = (unsigned int)((context>count[0] >> 3) & 0x3F);
/* Update number of bits */
if ((context>count[0] += ((UINT4)inputLen << 3))
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< ((UINT4)inputLen << 3))
context>count[1]++;
context>count[1] += ((UINT4)inputLen >> 29);
partLen = 64  index;
/* Transform as many times as possible.
*/
if (inputLen >= partLen) {
MD5_memcpy
((POINTER)&context>buffer[index], (POINTER)input, partLen);
MD5Transform (context>state, context>buffer);
for (i = partLen; i + 63 < inputLen; i += 64)
MD5Transform (context>state, &input[i]);
index = 0;
}
else
i = 0;
/* Buffer remaining input */
MD5_memcpy
((POINTER)&context>buffer[index], (POINTER)&input[i],
inputLeni);
}
/* MD5 finalization. Ends an MD5 messagedigest operation, writing the
the message digest and zeroizing the context.
*/
void MD5Final (digest, context)
unsigned char digest[16]; /* message digest */
MD5_CTX *context; /* context */
{
unsigned char bits[8];
unsigned int index, padLen;
/* Save number of bits */
Encode (bits, context>count, 8);
/* Pad out to 56 mod 64.
*/
index = (unsigned int)((context>count[0] >> 3) & 0x3f);
padLen = (index < 56) ? (56  index) : (120  index);
MD5Update (context, PADDING, padLen);
/* Append length (before padding) */
MD5Update (context, bits, 8);
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/* Store state in digest */
Encode (digest, context>state, 16);
/* Zeroize sensitive information.
*/
MD5_memset ((POINTER)context, 0, sizeof (*context));
}
/* MD5 basic transformation. Transforms state based on block.
*/
static void MD5Transform (state, block)
UINT4 state[4];
unsigned char block[64];
{
UINT4 a = state[0], b = state[1], c = state[2], d = state[3], x[16];
Decode (x, block, 64);
/* Round 1 */
FF (a, b, c, d, x[ 0], S11, 0xd76aa478); /* 1 */
FF (d, a, b, c, x[ 1], S12, 0xe8c7b756); /* 2 */
FF (c, d, a, b, x[ 2], S13, 0x242070db); /* 3 */
FF (b, c, d, a, x[ 3], S14, 0xc1bdceee); /* 4 */
FF (a, b, c, d, x[ 4], S11, 0xf57c0faf); /* 5 */
FF (d, a, b, c, x[ 5], S12, 0x4787c62a); /* 6 */
FF (c, d, a, b, x[ 6], S13, 0xa8304613); /* 7 */
FF (b, c, d, a, x[ 7], S14, 0xfd469501); /* 8 */
FF (a, b, c, d, x[ 8], S11, 0x698098d8); /* 9 */
FF (d, a, b, c, x[ 9], S12, 0x8b44f7af); /* 10 */
FF (c, d, a, b, x[10], S13, 0xffff5bb1); /* 11 */
FF (b, c, d, a, x[11], S14, 0x895cd7be); /* 12 */
FF (a, b, c, d, x[12], S11, 0x6b901122); /* 13 */
FF (d, a, b, c, x[13], S12, 0xfd987193); /* 14 */
FF (c, d, a, b, x[14], S13, 0xa679438e); /* 15 */
FF (b, c, d, a, x[15], S14, 0x49b40821); /* 16 */
/* Round 2 */
GG (a, b, c, d, x[ 1], S21, 0xf61e2562); /* 17 */
GG (d, a, b, c, x[ 6], S22, 0xc040b340); /* 18 */
GG (c, d, a, b, x[11], S23, 0x265e5a51); /* 19 */
GG (b, c, d, a, x[ 0], S24, 0xe9b6c7aa); /* 20 */
GG (a, b, c, d, x[ 5], S21, 0xd62f105d); /* 21 */
GG (d, a, b, c, x[10], S22, 0x2441453); /* 22 */
GG (c, d, a, b, x[15], S23, 0xd8a1e681); /* 23 */
GG (b, c, d, a, x[ 4], S24, 0xe7d3fbc8); /* 24 */
GG (a, b, c, d, x[ 9], S21, 0x21e1cde6); /* 25 */
GG (d, a, b, c, x[14], S22, 0xc33707d6); /* 26 */
GG (c, d, a, b, x[ 3], S23, 0xf4d50d87); /* 27 */
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GG (b, c, d, a, x[ 8], S24, 0x455a14ed); /* 28 */
GG (a, b, c, d, x[13], S21, 0xa9e3e905); /* 29 */
GG (d, a, b, c, x[ 2], S22, 0xfcefa3f8); /* 30 */
GG (c, d, a, b, x[ 7], S23, 0x676f02d9); /* 31 */
GG (b, c, d, a, x[12], S24, 0x8d2a4c8a); /* 32 */
/* Round 3 */
HH (a, b, c, d, x[ 5], S31, 0xfffa3942); /* 33 */
HH (d, a, b, c, x[ 8], S32, 0x8771f681); /* 34 */
HH (c, d, a, b, x[11], S33, 0x6d9d6122); /* 35 */
HH (b, c, d, a, x[14], S34, 0xfde5380c); /* 36 */
HH (a, b, c, d, x[ 1], S31, 0xa4beea44); /* 37 */
HH (d, a, b, c, x[ 4], S32, 0x4bdecfa9); /* 38 */
HH (c, d, a, b, x[ 7], S33, 0xf6bb4b60); /* 39 */
HH (b, c, d, a, x[10], S34, 0xbebfbc70); /* 40 */
HH (a, b, c, d, x[13], S31, 0x289b7ec6); /* 41 */
HH (d, a, b, c, x[ 0], S32, 0xeaa127fa); /* 42 */
HH (c, d, a, b, x[ 3], S33, 0xd4ef3085); /* 43 */
HH (b, c, d, a, x[ 6], S34, 0x4881d05); /* 44 */
HH (a, b, c, d, x[ 9], S31, 0xd9d4d039); /* 45 */
HH (d, a, b, c, x[12], S32, 0xe6db99e5); /* 46 */
HH (c, d, a, b, x[15], S33, 0x1fa27cf8); /* 47 */
HH (b, c, d, a, x[ 2], S34, 0xc4ac5665); /* 48 */
/* Round 4 */
II (a, b, c, d, x[ 0], S41, 0xf4292244); /* 49 */
II (d, a, b, c, x[ 7], S42, 0x432aff97); /* 50 */
II (c, d, a, b, x[14], S43, 0xab9423a7); /* 51 */
II (b, c, d, a, x[ 5], S44, 0xfc93a039); /* 52 */
II (a, b, c, d, x[12], S41, 0x655b59c3); /* 53 */
II (d, a, b, c, x[ 3], S42, 0x8f0ccc92); /* 54 */
II (c, d, a, b, x[10], S43, 0xffeff47d); /* 55 */
II (b, c, d, a, x[ 1], S44, 0x85845dd1); /* 56 */
II (a, b, c, d, x[ 8], S41, 0x6fa87e4f); /* 57 */
II (d, a, b, c, x[15], S42, 0xfe2ce6e0); /* 58 */
II (c, d, a, b, x[ 6], S43, 0xa3014314); /* 59 */
II (b, c, d, a, x[13], S44, 0x4e0811a1); /* 60 */
II (a, b, c, d, x[ 4], S41, 0xf7537e82); /* 61 */
II (d, a, b, c, x[11], S42, 0xbd3af235); /* 62 */
II (c, d, a, b, x[ 2], S43, 0x2ad7d2bb); /* 63 */
II (b, c, d, a, x[ 9], S44, 0xeb86d391); /* 64 */
state[0] += a;
state[1] += b;
state[2] += c;
state[3] += d;
/* Zeroize sensitive information.
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*/
MD5_memset ((POINTER)x, 0, sizeof (x));
}
/* Encodes input (UINT4) into output (unsigned char). Assumes len is
a multiple of 4.
*/
static void Encode (output, input, len)
unsigned char *output;
UINT4 *input;
unsigned int len;
{
unsigned int i, j;
for (i = 0, j = 0; j < len; i++, j += 4) {
output[j] = (unsigned char)(input[i] & 0xff);
output[j+1] = (unsigned char)((input[i] >> 8) & 0xff);
output[j+2] = (unsigned char)((input[i] >> 16) & 0xff);
output[j+3] = (unsigned char)((input[i] >> 24) & 0xff);
}
}
/* Decodes input (unsigned char) into output (UINT4). Assumes len is
a multiple of 4.
*/
static void Decode (output, input, len)
UINT4 *output;
unsigned char *input;
unsigned int len;
{
unsigned int i, j;
for (i = 0, j = 0; j < len; i++, j += 4)
output[i] = ((UINT4)input[j])  (((UINT4)input[j+1]) << 8) 
(((UINT4)input[j+2]) << 16)  (((UINT4)input[j+3]) << 24);
}
/* Note: Replace "for loop" with standard memcpy if possible.
*/
static void MD5_memcpy (output, input, len)
POINTER output;
POINTER input;
unsigned int len;
{
unsigned int i;
for (i = 0; i < len; i++)
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output[i] = input[i];
}
/* Note: Replace "for loop" with standard memset if possible.
*/
static void MD5_memset (output, value, len)
POINTER output;
int value;
unsigned int len;
{
unsigned int i;
for (i = 0; i < len; i++)
((char *)output)[i] = (char)value;
}
A.4 mddriver.c
/* MDDRIVER.C  test driver for MD2, MD4 and MD5
*/
/* Copyright (C) 19902, RSA Data Security, Inc. Created 1990. All
rights reserved.
RSA Data Security, Inc. makes no representations concerning either
the merchantability of this software or the suitability of this
software for any particular purpose. It is provided "as is"
without express or implied warranty of any kind.
These notices must be retained in any copies of any part of this
documentation and/or software.
*/
/* The following makes MD default to MD5 if it has not already been
defined with C compiler flags.
*/
#ifndef MD
#define MD MD5
#endif
#include <stdio.h>
#include <time.h>
#include <string.h>
#include "global.h"
#if MD == 2
#include "md2.h"
#endif
#if MD == 4
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#include "md4.h"
#endif
#if MD == 5
#include "md5.h"
#endif
/* Length of test block, number of test blocks.
*/
#define TEST_BLOCK_LEN 1000
#define TEST_BLOCK_COUNT 1000
static void MDString PROTO_LIST ((char *));
static void MDTimeTrial PROTO_LIST ((void));
static void MDTestSuite PROTO_LIST ((void));
static void MDFile PROTO_LIST ((char *));
static void MDFilter PROTO_LIST ((void));
static void MDPrint PROTO_LIST ((unsigned char [16]));
#if MD == 2
#define MD_CTX MD2_CTX
#define MDInit MD2Init
#define MDUpdate MD2Update
#define MDFinal MD2Final
#endif
#if MD == 4
#define MD_CTX MD4_CTX
#define MDInit MD4Init
#define MDUpdate MD4Update
#define MDFinal MD4Final
#endif
#if MD == 5
#define MD_CTX MD5_CTX
#define MDInit MD5Init
#define MDUpdate MD5Update
#define MDFinal MD5Final
#endif
/* Main driver.
Arguments (may be any combination):
sstring  digests string
t  runs time trial
x  runs test script
filename  digests file
(none)  digests standard input
*/
int main (argc, argv)
int argc;
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char *argv[];
{
int i;
if (argc > 1)
for (i = 1; i < argc; i++)
if (argv[i][0] == '' && argv[i][1] == 's')
MDString (argv[i] + 2);
else if (strcmp (argv[i], "t") == 0)
MDTimeTrial ();
else if (strcmp (argv[i], "x") == 0)
MDTestSuite ();
else
MDFile (argv[i]);
else
MDFilter ();
return (0);
}
/* Digests a string and prints the result.
*/
static void MDString (string)
char *string;
{
MD_CTX context;
unsigned char digest[16];
unsigned int len = strlen (string);
MDInit (&context);
MDUpdate (&context, string, len);
MDFinal (digest, &context);
printf ("MD%d (\"%s\") = ", MD, string);
MDPrint (digest);
printf ("\n");
}
/* Measures the time to digest TEST_BLOCK_COUNT TEST_BLOCK_LENbyte
blocks.
*/
static void MDTimeTrial ()
{
MD_CTX context;
time_t endTime, startTime;
unsigned char block[TEST_BLOCK_LEN], digest[16];
unsigned int i;
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printf
("MD%d time trial. Digesting %d %dbyte blocks ...", MD,
TEST_BLOCK_LEN, TEST_BLOCK_COUNT);
/* Initialize block */
for (i = 0; i < TEST_BLOCK_LEN; i++)
block[i] = (unsigned char)(i & 0xff);
/* Start timer */
time (&startTime);
/* Digest blocks */
MDInit (&context);
for (i = 0; i < TEST_BLOCK_COUNT; i++)
MDUpdate (&context, block, TEST_BLOCK_LEN);
MDFinal (digest, &context);
/* Stop timer */
time (&endTime);
printf (" done\n");
printf ("Digest = ");
MDPrint (digest);
printf ("\nTime = %ld seconds\n", (long)(endTimestartTime));
printf
("Speed = %ld bytes/second\n",
(long)TEST_BLOCK_LEN * (long)TEST_BLOCK_COUNT/(endTimestartTime));
}
/* Digests a reference suite of strings and prints the results.
*/
static void MDTestSuite ()
{
printf ("MD%d test suite:\n", MD);
MDString ("");
MDString ("a");
MDString ("abc");
MDString ("message digest");
MDString ("abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz");
MDString
("ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789");
MDString
("1234567890123456789012345678901234567890\
1234567890123456789012345678901234567890");
}
/* Digests a file and prints the result.
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*/
static void MDFile (filename)
char *filename;
{
FILE *file;
MD_CTX context;
int len;
unsigned char buffer[1024], digest[16];
if ((file = fopen (filename, "rb")) == NULL)
printf ("%s can't be opened\n", filename);
else {
MDInit (&context);
while (len = fread (buffer, 1, 1024, file))
MDUpdate (&context, buffer, len);
MDFinal (digest, &context);
fclose (file);
printf ("MD%d (%s) = ", MD, filename);
MDPrint (digest);
printf ("\n");
}
}
/* Digests the standard input and prints the result.
*/
static void MDFilter ()
{
MD_CTX context;
int len;
unsigned char buffer[16], digest[16];
MDInit (&context);
while (len = fread (buffer, 1, 16, stdin))
MDUpdate (&context, buffer, len);
MDFinal (digest, &context);
MDPrint (digest);
printf ("\n");
}
/* Prints a message digest in hexadecimal.
*/
static void MDPrint (digest)
unsigned char digest[16];
{
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unsigned int i;
for (i = 0; i < 16; i++)
printf ("%02x", digest[i]);
}
A.5 Test suite
The MD5 test suite (driver option "x") should print the following
results:
MD5 test suite:
MD5 ("") = d41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e
MD5 ("a") = 0cc175b9c0f1b6a831c399e269772661
MD5 ("abc") = 900150983cd24fb0d6963f7d28e17f72
MD5 ("message digest") = f96b697d7cb7938d525a2f31aaf161d0
MD5 ("abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz") = c3fcd3d76192e4007dfb496cca67e13b
MD5 ("ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789") =
d174ab98d277d9f5a5611c2c9f419d9f
MD5 ("123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456
78901234567890") = 57edf4a22be3c955ac49da2e2107b67a
Security Considerations
The level of security discussed in this memo is considered to be
sufficient for implementing very high security hybrid digital
signature schemes based on MD5 and a publickey cryptosystem.
Author's Address
Ronald L. Rivest
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory for Computer Science
NE43324
545 Technology Square
Cambridge, MA 021391986
Phone: (617) 2535880
EMail: rivest@theory.lcs.mit.edu
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