[openssl-commits] [openssl] OpenSSL_1_0_2-stable update

Dr. Stephen Henson steve at openssl.org
Wed Aug 23 23:01:46 UTC 2017

The branch OpenSSL_1_0_2-stable has been updated
       via  e74be3266dd18e08e7dde4795a4f1d6f10de0daa (commit)
      from  c0f4a5560548f76cfb00a9bbd85b6649df5754d1 (commit)

- Log -----------------------------------------------------------------
commit e74be3266dd18e08e7dde4795a4f1d6f10de0daa
Author: Dr. Stephen Henson <steve at openssl.org>
Date:   Thu Aug 24 00:00:31 2017 +0100

    Correct GCM docs.
    Fix GCM documentation: the tag does not have to be supplied before
    decrypting any data any more.
    Reviewed-by: Rich Salz <rsalz at openssl.org>
    (Merged from https://github.com/openssl/openssl/pull/4231)


Summary of changes:
 doc/crypto/EVP_EncryptInit.pod | 3 +--
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/crypto/EVP_EncryptInit.pod b/doc/crypto/EVP_EncryptInit.pod
index 0c0a30c..dc9a2d7 100644
--- a/doc/crypto/EVP_EncryptInit.pod
+++ b/doc/crypto/EVP_EncryptInit.pod
@@ -395,8 +395,7 @@ processed (e.g. after an EVP_EncryptFinal() call).
  EVP_CIPHER_CTX_ctrl(ctx, EVP_CTRL_GCM_SET_TAG, taglen, tag);
 Sets the expected tag to B<taglen> bytes from B<tag>. This call is only legal
-when decrypting data and must be made B<before> any data is processed (e.g.
-before any EVP_DecryptUpdate() call). 
+when decrypting data.
 =head1 CCM Mode

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