Still Failing: openssl/openssl#28980 (master - 3713329)

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Build Update for openssl/openssl

Build: #28980
Status: Still Failing

Duration: 28 mins and 50 secs
Commit: 3713329 (master)
Author: Matt Caswell
Message: Send bad_record_mac instead of decryption_failed

The decryption failed alert was deprecated a long time ago. It can
provide an attacker too much information to be able to distinguish between
MAC failures and decryption failures and can lead to oracle attacks.
Instead we should always use the bad_record_mac alert for these issues.
This fixes one instance that still exists. It does not represent a
security issue in this case because it is only ever sent if the record is
publicly invalid, i.e. we have detected it is invalid without using any
secret material.

Reviewed-by: Tomas Mraz <tmraz at>
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