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

Blumenthal, Uri - 0553 - MITLL uri at ll.mit.edu
Mon Mar 14 19:24:49 UTC 2016

In that bug description I see a reference to code in “enc.c” that aborts
if the cipher is AEAD or XTS (and an offer to submit PR that hasn’t
materialized so far).

Would you be able to elaborate why those checks that forbid AEAD were put
Uri Blumenthal

On 3/14/16, 15:09, "openssl-dev on behalf of Salz, Rich"
<openssl-dev-bounces at openssl.org on behalf of rsalz at akamai.com> wrote:

>> Is there any reason why stream ciphers are not supported with CMS?
>Go ask CMS folks? :)
>> Along the same line, is there any reason why AE(AD) ciphers are not
>> supported with “openssl enc”?
>A known bug.  https://rt.openssl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=4228 user
>guess / pass guest if needed.
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