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package org.jasypt.util.password;

import org.jasypt.digest.StandardStringDigester;

/**
 * <p>
 * Utility class for easily performing password digesting and checking.
 * </p>
 * <p>
 * This class internally holds a {@link StandardStringDigester} 
 * configured this way:
 * <ul>
 *   <li>Algorithm: <tt>MD5</tt>.</li>
 *   <li>Salt size: <tt>8 bytes</tt>.</li>
 *   <li>Iterations: <tt>1000</tt>.</li>
 * </ul>
 * </p>
 * <p>
 * The required steps to use it are:
 * <ol>
 *   <li>Create an instance (using <tt>new</tt>).</li>
 *   <li>Perform the desired <tt>{@link #encryptPassword(String)}</tt> or 
 *       <tt>{@link #checkPassword(String, String)}</tt> 
 *       operations.</li> 
 * </ol> 
 * </p>
 * <p>
 * This class is <i>thread-safe</i>
 * </p>
 * 
 * @since 1.2 (class existed as org.jasypt.util.PasswordEncryptor since 1.0)
 * 
 * @author Daniel Fern&aacute;ndez
 * 
 */
public final class BasicPasswordEncryptor implements PasswordEncryptor {

    // The internal digester used
    private final StandardStringDigester digester;
    
    
    /**
     * Creates a new instance of <tt>BasicPasswordEncryptor</tt>
     *
     */
    public BasicPasswordEncryptor() {
        super();
        this.digester = new StandardStringDigester();
        this.digester.initialize();
    }
    
    
    /**
     * Encrypts (digests) a password.
     * 
     * @param password the password to be encrypted.
     * @return the resulting digest.
     * @see StandardStringDigester#digest(String)
     */
    public String encryptPassword(final String password) {
        return this.digester.digest(password);
    }

    
    /**
     * Checks an unencrypted (plain) password against an encrypted one
     * (a digest) to see if they match.
     * 
     * @param plainPassword the plain password to check.
     * @param encryptedPassword the digest against which to check the password.
     * @return true if passwords match, false if not.
     * @see StandardStringDigester#matches(String, String)
     */
    public boolean checkPassword(final String plainPassword, 
            final String encryptedPassword) {
        return this.digester.matches(plainPassword, encryptedPassword);
    }
    
}