[openssl-users] Openssl software failure for RSA 16K modulus

Salz, Rich rsalz at akamai.com
Thu Jul 21 14:31:03 UTC 2016

> Instead of raising the limit of client key exchange message length more than 2048, why can't we add the 
> "ssl3_check_client_hello" functionality in the ssl/s3_srvr.c because that will "permit appropriate message length".

The DoS issue is still there.  How can you prevent the "other side" from consuming all your CPU with a large key?

Who needs 16K RSA keys, such that openssl by default should support that for everyone?

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