[openssl-project] Removing assembler for outdated algorithms
levitte at openssl.org
Sun Feb 11 07:18:15 UTC 2018
In message <0EA60701-6E1A-4FE0-86F8-33B37D01612E at dukhovni.org> on Sat, 10 Feb 2018 17:10:42 -0500, Viktor Dukhovni <viktor at dukhovni.org> said:
viktor> > On Feb 10, 2018, at 4:58 PM, Viktor Dukhovni <viktor at dukhovni.org> wrote:
viktor> > Is blowfish actually outdated? I thought it had some significant use,
viktor> > and don't recall any major weakness...
viktor> In particular, IIRC OpenSSH uses blowfish, and links to OpenSSL for
viktor> the underlying cipher...
OpenSSH disabled blowfish-cbc (all cbc ciphers, as a matter of fact)
two years ago, and removed it (them) entirely last autumn. So one can
say that even in the OpenSSH world, blowfish support has decreased.
Richard Levitte levitte at openssl.org
OpenSSL Project http://www.openssl.org/~levitte/
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