[CentOS] Blowfish issues with somewhat big files

Wed Jul 28 19:10:42 UTC 2010
Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org>

On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 04:04:26PM -0300, Sergio Belkin wrote:
> I've encrypted some database dumps with
> openssl bf -d -in dumpfile.bf -out dumpfile -k mykey
> bad decrypt
> 14142:error:06065064:digital envelope routines:EVP_DecryptFinal_ex:bad
> decrypt:evp_enc.c:325:
> The weird thing is if I do the same with smaller files it can decrypt
> with no problem. I use openssl-0.9.8e-12.el5 on Centos 5.4.

Is the file over 2Gb in size?  A number of programs have 2Gb filesize
limits (eg "unzip").  You could, perhaps, use it as a pipe:
  cat dumpfile.bf | openssl bf -d -k mykey > dumpfile