Random and rare Seg faults at openssl library level

Ken Goldman kgoldman at us.ibm.com
Thu Jan 7 17:05:23 UTC 2021

On 1/7/2021 10:11 AM, Michael Wojcik wrote:
>> $ cat /etc/redhat-release && openssl version
>> CentOS Linux release 7.9.2009 (Core)
>> OpenSSL 1.0.2k-fips  26 Jan 2017
> Ugh. Well, OP should have made that clear in the original message.
> And this is one of the problems with using an OpenSSL supplied by the OS vendor.

In defense of "the OS vendor", meaning the distro, it's a big task to
upgrade to a new openssl major release.  Because there is often not ABI
compatibility, every package has to be ported, built, and tested.
A distro release that is in long term support doesn't do that often.

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