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Re: RSA_public_decrypt and FIPS

From: Jan F. Chadima <jchadima_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Aug 25 2011 - 19:52:15 GMT
To: "Christian S. Perone" <>

On Aug 18, 2011, at 6:47 PM, Christian S. Perone wrote:

> Does anyone knows if there is a patch for OpenSSH in order to make it work
> with 0.9.8r OpenSSL in FIPS Mode ?
> I'm having problem with the RSA_public_decrypt() function that is failing in
> FIPS Mode, I changed it to use RSA_verify instead and setting the flag
> "RSA_FLAG_NON_FIPS_ALLOW", and it's working fine now, but I'm not sure if
> this is allowed in FIPS Mode, does anyone knows something about that ? I
> read something about the use of EVP_Verify* functions, is there any patch
> for this ?
> Great thanks !
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> joke on me."
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we have the patch in all red hat distributions including fedora

Jan F. Chadima

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