Monthly Status Report (December)

Matt Caswell matt at
Mon Jan 11 10:43:40 UTC 2021

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

- PRs to fix the sanitzer CI builds
- Fixed no-sock and no-dtls
- Incorporated "no-legacy" into run-checker
- Fixed no-legacy
- Fixed no-tls1_3
- Fixed no-err
- Fixed no-dsa
- Created patches for, and wrote security advisory for the EDIPARTYNAME
security issue
- Performed the 1.1.1 and 1.0.2 security release
- Fixed typos in EVP_PKEY-DH pod file
- Fixed no-threads
- Fix to ensure DTLS free functions can handle a "NULL"
- PR to fix a crash in muli-threaded applications using the FIPS Module:
this introduces a new test which also identified further issues
- Fix to cache various digest constants to improve performance
- Optimised OPENSSL_init_crypto and additional "atomics" functions


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