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

Gupta, Saurabh Saurabh.Gupta at cavium.com
Fri Jul 22 09:52:08 UTC 2016

> 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?

We have cryptographic accelerators on cavium platforms which minimize CPU usage. So our customers are looking for 16K support.

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