[openssl-users] API SSL_Connect fails and always returns SSL_ERROR_WANT_READ causes infinite loop in application

Matt Caswell matt at openssl.org
Fri Nov 17 10:06:41 UTC 2017

On 17/11/17 06:42, mahesh gs wrote:
>  Why
> does client respond with "Client key exchange" even if the the handshake
> failure alert is sent from server?

The client will send its entire flight of messages before it attempts to
read anything from the server. So, in this case, the ClientKeyExchange
message is still sent because the client hasn't read the alert yet.


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