Avoid DES keys

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ID: java-security/keygenerator-avoid-des

Language: Java

Severity: Warning

Category: Security

Description

The DES protocol is deprecated. Consider using a stronger protocol such as AES.

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Non-Compliant Code Examples

public Class {

    void test1() {
            javax.crypto.SecretKey key = javax.crypto.KeyGenerator.getInstance("DES").generateKey();
            java.security.spec.AlgorithmParameterSpec paramSpec =
                    new javax.crypto.spec.IvParameterSpec(iv);
            c.init(javax.crypto.Cipher.ENCRYPT_MODE, key, paramSpec);

    }

    void test2() {
            javax.crypto.SecretKey key = KeyGenerator.getInstance("DES").generateKey();
            java.security.spec.AlgorithmParameterSpec paramSpec =
                    new javax.crypto.spec.IvParameterSpec(iv);
            c.init(javax.crypto.Cipher.ENCRYPT_MODE, key, paramSpec);

    }
}