Class: Message

Message(packetlist)

Class that represents an OpenPGP message. Can be an encrypted message, signed message, compressed message or literal message See https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4880#section-11.3

Constructor

new Message(packetlist)

Parameters:
Name Type Description
packetlist PacketList

The packets that form this message

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Classes

Message

Methods

(async, static) encryptSessionKey(sessionKey, algorithm, aeadAlgorithmopt, encryptionKeysopt, passwordsopt, wildcardopt, encryptionKeyIDsopt, dateopt, userIDsopt, configopt) → {Promise.<Message>}

Encrypt a session key either with public keys, passwords, or both at once.

Parameters:
Name Type Attributes Default Description
sessionKey Uint8Array

session key for encryption

algorithm String

session key algorithm

aeadAlgorithm String <optional>

AEAD algorithm, e.g. 'eax' or 'ocb'

encryptionKeys Array.<PublicKey> <optional>

Public key(s) for message encryption

passwords Array.<String> <optional>

For message encryption

wildcard Boolean <optional>
false

Use a key ID of 0 instead of the public key IDs

encryptionKeyIDs Array.<module:type/keyid~KeyID> <optional>

Array of key IDs to use for encryption. Each encryptionKeyIDs[i] corresponds to encryptionKeys[i]

date Date <optional>

Override the date

userIDs Array <optional>

User IDs to encrypt for, e.g. [{ name:'Robert Receiver', email:'[email protected]' }]

config Object <optional>

Full configuration, defaults to openpgp.config

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Returns:

New message with encrypted content.

Type
Promise.<Message>

(async, static) generateSessionKey(encryptionKeysopt, dateopt, userIDsopt, configopt) → {Promise.<{data: Uint8Array, algorithm: String, aeadAlgorithm: (undefined|String)}>}

Generate a new session key object, taking the algorithm preferences of the passed encryption keys into account, if any.

Parameters:
Name Type Attributes Description
encryptionKeys Array.<PublicKey> <optional>

Public key(s) to select algorithm preferences for

date Date <optional>

Date to select algorithm preferences at

userIDs Array.<Object> <optional>

User IDs to select algorithm preferences for

config Object <optional>

Full configuration, defaults to openpgp.config

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Returns:

Object with session key data and algorithms.

Type
Promise.<{data: Uint8Array, algorithm: String, aeadAlgorithm: (undefined|String)}>

(async) appendSignature(detachedSignature, configopt)

Append signature to unencrypted message object

Parameters:
Name Type Attributes Description
detachedSignature String | Uint8Array

The detached ASCII-armored or Uint8Array PGP signature

config Object <optional>

Full configuration, defaults to openpgp.config

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armor(configopt) → {ReadableStream.<String>}

Returns ASCII armored text of message

Parameters:
Name Type Attributes Description
config Object <optional>

Full configuration, defaults to openpgp.config

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Returns:

ASCII armor.

Type
ReadableStream.<String>

compress(algo, configopt) → {Message}

Compresses the message (the literal and -if signed- signature data packets of the message)

Parameters:
Name Type Attributes Description
algo module:enums.compression

compression algorithm

config Object <optional>

Full configuration, defaults to openpgp.config

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Returns:

New message with compressed content.

Type
Message

(async) decrypt(decryptionKeysopt, passwordsopt, sessionKeysopt, dateopt, configopt) → {Promise.<Message>}

Decrypt the message. Either a private key, a session key, or a password must be specified.

Parameters:
Name Type Attributes Description
decryptionKeys Array.<PrivateKey> <optional>

Private keys with decrypted secret data

passwords Array.<String> <optional>

Passwords used to decrypt

sessionKeys Array.<Object> <optional>

Session keys in the form: { data:Uint8Array, algorithm:String, [aeadAlgorithm:String] }

date Date <optional>

Use the given date for key verification instead of the current time

config Object <optional>

Full configuration, defaults to openpgp.config

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Returns:

New message with decrypted content.

Type
Promise.<Message>

(async) decryptSessionKeys(decryptionKeysopt, passwordsopt, dateopt, configopt) → {Promise.<Array.<{data: Uint8Array, algorithm: String}>>}

Decrypt encrypted session keys either with private keys or passwords.

Parameters:
Name Type Attributes Description
decryptionKeys Array.<PrivateKey> <optional>

Private keys with decrypted secret data

passwords Array.<String> <optional>

Passwords used to decrypt

date Date <optional>

Use the given date for key verification, instead of current time

config Object <optional>

Full configuration, defaults to openpgp.config

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Returns:

array of object with potential sessionKey, algorithm pairs

Type
Promise.<Array.<{data: Uint8Array, algorithm: String}>>

(async) encrypt(encryptionKeysopt, passwordsopt, sessionKeyopt, wildcardopt, encryptionKeyIDsopt, dateopt, userIDsopt, configopt) → {Promise.<Message>}

Encrypt the message either with public keys, passwords, or both at once.

Parameters:
Name Type Attributes Default Description
encryptionKeys Array.<PublicKey> <optional>

Public key(s) for message encryption

passwords Array.<String> <optional>

Password(s) for message encryption

sessionKey Object <optional>

Session key in the form: { data:Uint8Array, algorithm:String, [aeadAlgorithm:String] }

wildcard Boolean <optional>
false

Use a key ID of 0 instead of the public key IDs

encryptionKeyIDs Array.<module:type/keyid~KeyID> <optional>

Array of key IDs to use for encryption. Each encryptionKeyIDs[i] corresponds to keys[i]

date Date <optional>

Override the creation date of the literal package

userIDs Array.<Object> <optional>

User IDs to encrypt for, e.g. [{ name:'Robert Receiver', email:'[email protected]' }]

config Object <optional>

Full configuration, defaults to openpgp.config

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Returns:

New message with encrypted content.

Type
Promise.<Message>

getEncryptionKeyIDs() → {Array.<module:type/keyid~KeyID>}

Returns the key IDs of the keys to which the session key is encrypted

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Returns:

Array of keyID objects.

Type
Array.<module:type/keyid~KeyID>

getFilename() → {String|null}

Get filename from literal data packet

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Returns:

Filename of literal data packet as string.

Type
String | null

getLiteralData() → {Uint8Array|null}

Get literal data that is the body of the message

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Returns:

Literal body of the message as Uint8Array.

Type
Uint8Array | null

getSigningKeyIDs() → {Array.<module:type/keyid~KeyID>}

Returns the key IDs of the keys that signed the message

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Returns:

Array of keyID objects.

Type
Array.<module:type/keyid~KeyID>

getText() → {String|null}

Get literal data as text

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Returns:

Literal body of the message interpreted as text.

Type
String | null

(async) sign(signingKeys, signatureopt, signingKeyIDsopt, dateopt, userIDsopt, configopt) → {Promise.<Message>}

Sign the message (the literal data packet of the message)

Parameters:
Name Type Attributes Default Description
signingKeys Array.<PrivateKey>

private keys with decrypted secret key data for signing

signature Signature <optional>
null

Any existing detached signature to add to the message

signingKeyIDs Array.<module:type/keyid~KeyID> <optional>

Array of key IDs to use for signing. Each signingKeyIDs[i] corresponds to signingKeys[i]

date Date <optional>

Override the creation time of the signature

userIDs Array <optional>

User IDs to sign with, e.g. [{ name:'Steve Sender', email:'[email protected]' }]

config Object <optional>

Full configuration, defaults to openpgp.config

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Returns:

New message with signed content.

Type
Promise.<Message>

(async) signDetached(signingKeys, signatureopt, signingKeyIDsopt, dateopt, userIDsopt, configopt) → {Promise.<Signature>}

Create a detached signature for the message (the literal data packet of the message)

Parameters:
Name Type Attributes Default Description
signingKeys Array.<PrivateKey>

private keys with decrypted secret key data for signing

signature Signature <optional>
null

Any existing detached signature

signingKeyIDs Array.<module:type/keyid~KeyID> <optional>

Array of key IDs to use for signing. Each signingKeyIDs[i] corresponds to signingKeys[i]

date Date <optional>

Override the creation time of the signature

userIDs Array <optional>

User IDs to sign with, e.g. [{ name:'Steve Sender', email:'[email protected]' }]

config Object <optional>

Full configuration, defaults to openpgp.config

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Returns:

New detached signature of message content.

Type
Promise.<Signature>

unwrapCompressed() → {Message}

Unwrap compressed message

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Returns:

Message Content of compressed message.

Type
Message

(async) verify(verificationKeys, dateopt, configopt) → {Promise.<Array.<{keyID: module:type/keyid~KeyID, signature: Promise.<Signature>, verified: Promise.<true>}>>}

Verify message signatures

Parameters:
Name Type Attributes Description
verificationKeys Array.<PublicKey>

Array of public keys to verify signatures

date Date <optional>

Verify the signature against the given date, i.e. check signature creation time < date < expiration time

config Object <optional>

Full configuration, defaults to openpgp.config

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Returns:

List of signer's keyID and validity of signatures.

Type
Promise.<Array.<{keyID: module:type/keyid~KeyID, signature: Promise.<Signature>, verified: Promise.<true>}>>

(async) verifyDetached(verificationKeys, signature, date, configopt) → {Promise.<Array.<{keyID: module:type/keyid~KeyID, signature: Promise.<Signature>, verified: Promise.<true>}>>}

Verify detached message signature

Parameters:
Name Type Attributes Description
verificationKeys Array.<PublicKey>

Array of public keys to verify signatures

signature Signature
date Date

Verify the signature against the given date, i.e. check signature creation time < date < expiration time

config Object <optional>

Full configuration, defaults to openpgp.config

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Returns:

List of signer's keyID and validity of signature.

Type
Promise.<Array.<{keyID: module:type/keyid~KeyID, signature: Promise.<Signature>, verified: Promise.<true>}>>

write() → {ReadableStream.<Uint8Array>}

Returns binary encoded message

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Returns:

Binary message.

Type
ReadableStream.<Uint8Array>