openssl(1) 3.0 crash

Steffen Nurpmeso steffen at
Thu Sep 30 21:06:33 UTC 2021

Viktor Dukhovni wrote in
 <YVXCmm7xe3zir/vM at>:
 |On Thu, Sep 30, 2021 at 02:48:39PM +0200, Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:
 |> Thanks for fixing this so fast.
 |>  ...
 |>|You should open an issue on Github.  The immediate cause is:
 |>  ...
 |> I finally (re)created a github account to cause less burden the next
 |> trivial time.  But i do not understand a jingle word of what you both
 |> talk about in the issues you referenced.
 |No worries,  It appears that in posts upthread I misunderstood the
 |intent of the new code in 3.0.0.  The "openssl { <dgst> | <cipher> }"
 |commands are not after all deprecated in 3.0.0, it was just that the
 |pointer to their deprecation status was not initialised to NULL.
 |So the fix is a one-liner to zero out the structure `f`, ensuring
 |a NULL deprecation status.

Thank you, yes.  My very problem was related to the github related
speech both of you talk :)  But: it nonetheless happens often
enough since i am not so deep in TLS and also SMTP as you are.

|Der Kragenbaer,                The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter           he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter  wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)

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