Monthly Status Report (May)

Matt Caswell matt at
Mon Jun 3 10:26:18 UTC 2019

As well as normal reviews, responding to user queries, wiki user
requests, OMC business, handling security reports, etc., key activities
this month:

- Moved various global data items to use OPENSSL_CTX instead in preparation for
making EVP available from within the FIPS module
- Preparation for 2 ICMC panels (OpenSSL panel and TLS panel)
- Improved DSA to reject obviously invalid parameters during signing
- Significant review of the CMP PRs
- Attended the OMC f2f in Vancouver
- Attended the ICMC conference in Vancouver
- Enabled EVP from within the FIPS module
- Proposed alternative fix to the problem where NULL is passed to EVP_EncryptUpdate
- Added CAVS test vectors for CCM
- Assisted with the releases of 1.1.1c, 1.1.0k and 1.0.2s
- Significant work to make the RAND code available from within the FIPS Module
- PR to make the basic AES ciphers available from within FIPS module
- PR to make the threading code provider aware
- Fixed an error in the test framework that meant, for some tests, a failure
didn't really mean failure


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