Monthly Status Report (June)

Matt Caswell matt at
Thu Jul 9 10:49:52 UTC 2020

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

- Continued work on and subsequently merged PR 11834 to check signature
algorithms are available before offering or accepting them
- Continued work on and subsequently merged PR 11898 to avoid
downgrading keys in libssl
- Continued work on and subsequently merged PRs 11972 and 12107 to
ensure CMAC_CTX is correctly initialised
- Performed the alpha 3 release
- Continued work on and subsequently merged PR 11914 for fully pluggable
TLSv1.3 key exchange
- Significant review work on the CMP chunk 12 contribution
- Fixed the s_server -dtls option via PR 12179
- Fixed some SSL_dup issues and provided better documentation for it via
PR 12180 and 12245
- Fixed an issue to ensure we use the passed libctx when loading EC
private keys (PR12159)
- Fixed some man page typos (PR 12185)
- Created PR to revert the KDF/MAC renaming (PR 12186)
- Fixed an issue where the provider ctx was forgotten during a reset
function call (PR 12229)
- Helped out on PR 12228 to ensure the ASYNC code behaved correctly with
respect to OPENSSL_CTX_set0_default()
- Performed the alpha 4 release
- Fixed some CMP related msan failures (PR 12275)
- Created PR to move the TLS CBC code into the providers (PR12288)
- Provided a fix for OSSL_PROVIDER_get_capabilities() (PR12292)


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