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=head1 NAME
SMIME_read_CMS_ex, SMIME_read_CMS - parse S/MIME message
#include <openssl/cms.h>
CMS_ContentInfo *SMIME_read_CMS_ex(BIO *bio, int flags, BIO **bcont,
CMS_ContentInfo **cms);
CMS_ContentInfo *SMIME_read_CMS(BIO *in, BIO **bcont);
SMIME_read_CMS() parses a message in S/MIME format.
B<in> is a BIO to read the message from.
If cleartext signing is used then the content is saved in a memory bio which is
written to B<*bcont>, otherwise B<*bcont> is set to NULL.
The parsed CMS_ContentInfo structure is returned or NULL if an
error occurred.
SMIME_read_CMS_ex() is similar to SMIME_read_CMS() but optionally a previously
created I<cms> CMS_ContentInfo object can be supplied as well as some I<flags>.
To create a I<cms> object use L<CMS_ContentInfo_new_ex(3)>.
If the I<flags> argument contains B<CMS_BINARY> then the input is assumed to be
in binary format and is not translated to canonical form.
If in addition B<SMIME_ASCIICRLF> is set then the binary input is assumed
to be followed by B<CR> and B<LF> characters, else only by an B<LF> character.
If I<flags> is 0 and I<cms> is NULL then it is identical to SMIME_read_CMS().
=head1 NOTES
If B<*bcont> is not NULL then the message is clear text signed. B<*bcont> can
then be passed to CMS_verify() with the B<CMS_DETACHED> flag set.
Otherwise the type of the returned structure can be determined
using CMS_get0_type().
To support future functionality if B<bcont> is not NULL B<*bcont> should be
initialized to NULL. For example:
BIO *cont = NULL;
CMS_ContentInfo *cms;
cms = SMIME_read_CMS(in, &cont);
=head1 BUGS
The MIME parser used by SMIME_read_CMS() is somewhat primitive. While it will
handle most S/MIME messages more complex compound formats may not work.
The parser assumes that the CMS_ContentInfo structure is always base64 encoded
and will not handle the case where it is in binary format or uses quoted
printable format.
The use of a memory BIO to hold the signed content limits the size of message
which can be processed due to memory restraints: a streaming single pass option
should be available.
SMIME_read_CMS_ex() and SMIME_read_CMS() return a valid B<CMS_ContentInfo>
structure or B<NULL> if an error occurred. The error can be obtained from
=head1 SEE ALSO
=head1 HISTORY
The function SMIME_read_CMS_ex() was added in OpenSSL 3.0.
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