Monthly Status Report (June 2021)

Tomas Mraz tomas at
Fri Jul 2 14:10:24 UTC 2021

My key activities this month were:

- triage of newly reported issues and responding to questions
- re-triage of issues/PRs in Assessed milestone completed, the
milestone is now closed
- participation on the meetings

- reviews of various PRs:
  - I've reviewed more than 100 PRs this month
  - Notable PRs reviewed:
    - Decoding PKCS#8: separate decoding of encrypted and unencrypted
PKCS#8 #15498
    - s390x: EVP_CipherInit_ex sequences lead to wrong results #15521
    - DECODER & ENCODER: use property definitions instead of getting
implementation parameters #15570
    - Refactor XXX_do_all_provided() to behave like XXX_fetch() #15604
    - property: improve ossl_property_find_property() function #15614
    - Add a generic SubjectPublicKeyInfo decoder #15662
    - Add various OBJ functions as callbacks #15681
    - Don't hold any locks while calling the provider init function
    - property: add locking to the property string database #15871
    - ENCODER & DECODER: Make a tighter coupling between en/decoders
and keymgmt #15933

- submitted 24 PRs:
  - In particular:
    - Move libssl related defines used by fips provider to prov_ssl.h
    - X509_digest_sig: Handle RSA-PSS and EDDSA certificates #15618
    - Elimination of some sources not needed in the FIPS_MODULE #15622
    - Do not duplicate symbols between libcrypto and libssl in static
builds #15714
    - Multiple PRs fixing build and test issues on AIX
    - Only the fips module dependencies are relevant for
fips.module.sources #15903
    - Multiple fixes related to reading PEM key files #15949

Tomáš Mráz
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                                              Turkish proverb
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