Bug 23808 - HMACSHA256 default ctor creates 64-bit key, expected 64-byte
Summary: HMACSHA256 default ctor creates 64-bit key, expected 64-byte
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: System.Security (show other bugs)
Version: 3.4.0
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2014-10-14 04:07 UTC by lio+xamarin
Modified: 2015-02-13 03:49 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description lio+xamarin 2014-10-14 04:07:38 UTC
class P{
  static void Main(){
    var buf = new System.Security.Cryptography.HMACSHA256().Key;
    System.Console.WriteLine(buf.Length);
  }
}

According to the docs (both Mono and MSDN) the default ctor should create a random 64-byte key, but Mono currently creates a 64 BIT = 8 byte key.
Comment 1 henrik 2015-01-28 11:06:12 UTC
https://github.com/mono/mono/pull/1534
Comment 2 henrik 2015-02-13 03:49:09 UTC
Has been merged now.

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