Monthly Status Report (August)

Matt Caswell matt at
Fri Sep 11 14:42:56 UTC 2020

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

- Raised PR to replace the legacy KDF bridge with a provider based KDF
- Continued work on and merged a fix to ensure that the default config
file has been loaded before working with default properties
- Performed the alpha 6 release
- Implemented a provider based MAC bridge
- Investigated and fixed an issue with stitched ciphersuites in TLSv1.0
- Drafted the job description for the new "Administrator and Manager" role
- Implemented a provider side HMAC implementation that is TLS aware
- Implemented checks in libssl to confirm if we have MD5-SHA1 or not
- Attended the OMC virtual face-2-face
- Wrote patches and security advisory in response to the Raccoon attack


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