commons-net.jar Source Code

commons-net.jar is the bytecode of Apache Commons Net library, which implements the client side of many basic Internet protocols.

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The source code of commons-net-3.8.0.jar is provided below:

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import javax.crypto.Mac;
import javax.crypto.spec.SecretKeySpec;


 * A POP3 Cilent class with protocol and authentication extensions support
 * (RFC2449 and RFC2195).
 * @see POP3Client
 * @since 3.0
public class ExtendedPOP3Client extends POP3SClient
     * The default ExtendedPOP3Client constructor.
     * Creates a new Extended POP3 Client.
     * @throws NoSuchAlgorithmException on error
    public ExtendedPOP3Client() throws NoSuchAlgorithmException

     * Authenticate to the POP3 server by sending the AUTH command with the
     * selected mechanism, using the given username and the given password.
     * <p>
     * @param method the {@link AUTH_METHOD} to use
     * @param username the user name
     * @param password the password
     * @return True if successfully completed, false if not.
     * @throws IOException  If an I/O error occurs while either sending a
     *      command to the server or receiving a reply from the server.
     * @throws NoSuchAlgorithmException If the CRAM hash algorithm
     *      cannot be instantiated by the Java runtime system.
     * @throws InvalidKeyException If the CRAM hash algorithm
     *      failed to use the given password.
     * @throws InvalidKeySpecException If the CRAM hash algorithm
     *      failed to use the given password.
    public boolean auth(final AUTH_METHOD method,
                        final String username, final String password)
                        throws IOException, NoSuchAlgorithmException,
                        InvalidKeyException, InvalidKeySpecException
        if (sendCommand(POP3Command.AUTH, method.getAuthName())
        != POP3Reply.OK_INT) {
            return false;

        switch(method) {
            case PLAIN:
                // the server sends an empty response ("+ "), so we don't have to read it.
                return sendCommand(
                    new String(
                        Base64.encodeBase64(("\000" + username + "\000" + password).getBytes(getCharset())),
                    ) == POP3Reply.OK;
            case CRAM_MD5:
                // get the CRAM challenge
                final byte[] serverChallenge = Base64.decodeBase64(getReplyString().substring(2).trim());
                // get the Mac instance
                final Mac hmac_md5 = Mac.getInstance("HmacMD5");
                hmac_md5.init(new SecretKeySpec(password.getBytes(getCharset()), "HmacMD5"));
                // compute the result:
                final byte[] hmacResult = convertToHexString(hmac_md5.doFinal(serverChallenge)).getBytes(getCharset());
                // join the byte arrays to form the reply
                final byte[] usernameBytes = username.getBytes(getCharset());
                final byte[] toEncode = new byte[usernameBytes.length + 1 /* the space */ + hmacResult.length];
                System.arraycopy(usernameBytes, 0, toEncode, 0, usernameBytes.length);
                toEncode[usernameBytes.length] = ' ';
                System.arraycopy(hmacResult, 0, toEncode, usernameBytes.length + 1, hmacResult.length);
                // send the reply and read the server code:
                return sendCommand(Base64.encodeBase64StringUnChunked(toEncode)) == POP3Reply.OK;
                return false;

     * Converts the given byte array to a String containing the hex values of the bytes.
     * For example, the byte 'A' will be converted to '41', because this is the ASCII code
     * (and the byte value) of the capital letter 'A'.
     * @param a The byte array to convert.
     * @return The resulting String of hex codes.
    private String convertToHexString(final byte[] a)
        final StringBuilder result = new StringBuilder(a.length*2);
        for (final byte element : a)
            if ( (element & 0x0FF) <= 15 ) {
            result.append(Integer.toHexString(element & 0x0FF));
        return result.toString();

     * The enumeration of currently-supported authentication methods.
    public enum AUTH_METHOD
        /** The standarised (RFC4616) PLAIN method, which sends the password unencrypted (insecure). */

        /** The standarised (RFC2195) CRAM-MD5 method, which doesn't send the password (secure). */

        private final String methodName;

        AUTH_METHOD(final String methodName){
            this.methodName = methodName;
         * Gets the name of the given authentication method suitable for the server.
         * @return The name of the given authentication method suitable for the server.
        public final String getAuthName()
            return this.methodName;



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