Monthly Status Report (January)

Matt Caswell matt at
Fri Feb 5 10:44:05 UTC 2021

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

 - Attendance at the regular OTC meetings
 - Attendance at the OMC meeting
 - Attended meetings with the FIPS lab
 - Fixed a bug with TLS stitched stream ciphers
 - Performed alpha10 release
 - Fixed the "enable-weak-ssl-ciphers" option
 - Completed the PR started in December fixing various threading issues
(finally fixing 6 different issues in one PR)
 - Implemented an SRP constant time fix as a result of a security report
 - Removed some dubious code that copied key parameters from the private
key into the public key in libssl
 - Fixed a bug relating to obtaining the default digest for an EVP_PKEY
when using provider side keys
 - Fixed the no-dh and no-dsa options
 - Implemented a large PR to remove compile time algorithm checks from
 - Provided a fix to ensure that it was still possible to use EC keys
which don't have the public key set
 - Fixed running mingw dhparam test under wine
 - Implemented a second PR to fix various additional threading issues


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