(8)Python replacement for PHP's openssl_public_decrypt [ edit ]
(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6, PHP 5)
openssl_public_decrypt — Decrypts data with public key
bool openssl_public_decrypt ( string $data , string &$decrypted , mixed $key [, int $padding= OPENSSL_PKCS1_PADDING ] )
openssl_public_decrypt() decrypts data that was previous encrypted via openssl_private_encrypt() and stores the result into decrypted .
You can use this function e.g. to check if the message was written by the owner of the private key.
Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.