Late Monthly Status Report (December 2020)

Richard Levitte levitte at
Fri May 7 07:22:45 UTC 2021

Apart from normal business, such as normal reviews, OMC business,
normal system administration tasks, small fixes, etc., key activities
this month:

* Development:
  - [not_yet_closed] [tentative] ECDH provider side implementation doesn't care about peer key parameters, should it?
    (Issue openssl/openssl#11491)
  - DISCUSSED: Is OAEP working as expected?
    (Issue openssl/openssl#12981 by mattcaswell)
  - Add EVP_PKEY_get_group_name and use that in libssl instead of evp_pkey_get_EC_KEY_curve_nid()
    (PR openssl/openssl#13436)
  - Switch deprecation method
    (PR openssl/openssl#13460)
  - TEST: Add a simple module loader, and test the FIPS module with it
    (PR openssl/openssl#13507)
  - APPS: Check that all apps really consume all command line arguments
    (Issue openssl/openssl#13527)
  - Does EVP_ENCODER_CTX_new_by_EVP_PKEY() need an explicit library context?
    (Issue openssl/openssl#13544)
  - ENCODER: Don't pass libctx to OSSL_ENCODER_CTX_new_by_EVP_PKEY()
    (PR openssl/openssl#13545)
  - PEM: Add a more generic way to implement PEM _ex functions for libctx
    (PR openssl/openssl#13547)
  - Make algorithm specific EVP_PKEY_CTX setters and getters more available
    (Issue openssl/openssl#13550)
  - APPS: Add OSSL_STORE loader for engine keys, and use it
    (PR openssl/openssl#13570)
  - DOCS: Update OSSL_DECODER_CTX_new_by_EVP_PKEY.pod to match declarations
    (PR openssl/openssl#13581)
  - Make DH & EC EVP_PKEY_CTX parameter ctrls / setters more available
    (PR openssl/openssl#13589)
  - CHANGES: Move misplaced change item
    (PR openssl/openssl#13605)
  - DSA: Make DSA_bits() and DSA_size() check that there are key parameters
    (PR openssl/openssl#13611)
  - providers/common/der/ Improve checks of disabled algos
    (PR openssl/openssl#13626)
  - DOCS: Improve documentation of the EVP_PKEY type
    (PR openssl/openssl#13629)
  - Deprecate DSA harder (cont. from #13187)
    (PR openssl/openssl#13638)
  - PROV: Add MSBLOB and PVK encoders 
    (PR openssl/openssl#13645)
  - PEM: Unlock MSBLOB and PVK functions from 'no-dsa' and 'no-rc4'
    (PR openssl/openssl#13648)
  - [URGENT] Fix sanitizer build
    (PR openssl/openssl#13661)
  - Building: Fix the library file names for MSVC builds to include multilib
    (PR openssl/openssl#13670)
  - Drop OPENSSL_NO_RSA everywhere
    (PR openssl/openssl#13700)
  - GitHub CI: Add 'check-update' and 'check-docs'
    (PR openssl/openssl#13701)
  - TEST: Fix test/endecode_test.c for 'no-legacy'
    (PR openssl/openssl#13705)
  - Fix 'no-deprecated'
    (PR openssl/openssl#13706)

Richard Levitte         levitte at
OpenSSL Project

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