[openssl-users] FIPS mode restrictions and DES

jonetsu jonetsu at teksavvy.com
Fri Apr 10 15:01:15 UTC 2015

> From: jonetsu <jonetsu at teksavvy.com> 
> Date: 04/10/15 09:55 

> Is it possible to use DES_crypt() in OpenSSL FIPS mode ?  Some low
> level non-EVP methods are allowed, I think.  The question comes from
> seeing if it is possible to use the OpenSSL password() method in FIPS
> mode.

Hmmm...  In any case, trying to squeeze DES in a FIPS validation might be pushing it a bit.  Any drop-in replacement for the crypto() method in glibc2 (that supports SHA-256, SHA-512) ?


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