[openssl-dev] [openssl.org #4429] Cannot decrypt RC4-encrypted CMS object

Viktor Dukhovni openssl-users at dukhovni.org
Mon Mar 14 18:45:37 UTC 2016

On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 05:45:34PM +0000, Stephan Mühlstrasser via RT wrote:

> I had written a message about this issue to openssl-users, but received 
> no reaction.

IIRC RC4 (more generally all stream ciphers) are not supported with
CMS, and the bug is that OpenSSL allowed you to use RC4, not that
the result failed to decrypt.


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