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

Matt Caswell matt at openssl.org
Tue May 1 13:26:18 UTC 2018

The branch OpenSSL_1_0_2-stable has been updated
       via  a96022b3c4d159d1b14f54bd6811fd97a52df636 (commit)
      from  b9f0d1832ce9224d437d5c0b537b4e4004adafb7 (commit)

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commit a96022b3c4d159d1b14f54bd6811fd97a52df636
Author: Matt Caswell <matt at openssl.org>
Date:   Mon Apr 30 15:05:45 2018 +0100

    Clarify BN_mod_exp docs
    Specifically this is not supported with an even modulus and
    Fixes #5082
    Reviewed-by: Rich Salz <rsalz at openssl.org>
    (Merged from https://github.com/openssl/openssl/pull/6138)
    (cherry picked from commit 966b3df182b9c8644c154f1c3e686027d37acb05)


Summary of changes:
 doc/crypto/BN_add.pod | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/doc/crypto/BN_add.pod b/doc/crypto/BN_add.pod
index 88c7a79..02e5486 100644
--- a/doc/crypto/BN_add.pod
+++ b/doc/crypto/BN_add.pod
@@ -91,7 +91,9 @@ BN_exp() raises I<a> to the I<p>-th power and places the result in I<r>
 BN_mod_exp() computes I<a> to the I<p>-th power modulo I<m> (C<r=a^p %
-m>). This function uses less time and space than BN_exp().
+m>). This function uses less time and space than BN_exp(). Do not call this
+function when B<m> is even and any of the parameters have the
+B<BN_FLG_CONSTTIME> flag set.
 BN_gcd() computes the greatest common divisor of I<a> and I<b> and
 places the result in I<r>. I<r> may be the same B<BIGNUM> as I<a> or

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