#include <openssl/ocsp.h> int OCSP_request_add1_nonce(OCSP_REQUEST *req, unsigned char *val, int len); int OCSP_basic_add1_nonce(OCSP_BASICRESP *resp, unsigned char *val, int len); int OCSP_copy_nonce(OCSP_BASICRESP *resp, OCSP_REQUEST *req); int OCSP_check_nonce(OCSP_REQUEST *req, OCSP_BASICRESP *resp);
OCSP_basic_add1_nonce() is identical to OCSP_request_add1_nonce() except it adds a nonce to OCSP basic response resp.
OCSP_check_nonce() compares the nonce value in req and resp.
OCSP_copy_nonce() copies any nonce value present in req to resp.
OCSP_copy_nonce() returns 1 if a nonce was successfully copied, 2 if no nonce was present in req and 0 if an error occurred.
OCSP_check_nonce() returns the result of the nonce comparison between req and resp. The return value indicates the result of the comparison. If nonces are present and equal 1 is returned. If the nonces are absent 2 is returned. If a nonce is present in the response only 3 is returned. If nonces are present and unequal 0 is returned. If the nonce is present in the request only then -1 is returned.
An OCSP nonce is typically added to an OCSP request to thwart replay attacks by checking the same nonce value appears in the response.
Some responders may include a nonce in all responses even if one is not supplied.
Some responders cache OCSP responses and do not sign each response for performance reasons. As a result they do not support nonces.
The return values of OCSP_check_nonce() can be checked to cover each case. A positive return value effectively indicates success: nonces are both present and match, both absent or present in the response only. A nonzero return additionally covers the case where the nonce is present in the request only: this will happen if the responder doesn't support nonces. A zero return value indicates present and mismatched nonces: this should be treated as an error condition.
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