Rewrite ASN1_item_pack and ASN1_item_unpack.

ASN1_item_unpack was missing checks for trailing data. ASN1_item_pack's
error handling was all wrong. (Leaking the temporary on error, checking
the the wrong return value for i2d, would-be redundant check for NULL,
were the other check not wrong.)

Update-Note: ASN1_item_unpack now checks for trailing data.

Change-Id: Ibaa19ba2b264fca36dd21109e66f9558d373c58b
Reviewed-by: Adam Langley <>
Commit-Queue: Adam Langley <>
2 files changed
tree: c6323e85ed1eb9edfcb5b6fedab6fbe54348591f
  1. .github/
  2. crypto/
  3. decrepit/
  4. fuzz/
  5. include/
  6. ssl/
  7. third_party/
  8. tool/
  9. util/
  10. .clang-format
  11. .gitignore
  15. CMakeLists.txt
  16. codereview.settings
  19. go.mod
  20. go.sum
  26. sources.cmake


BoringSSL is a fork of OpenSSL that is designed to meet Google's needs.

Although BoringSSL is an open source project, it is not intended for general use, as OpenSSL is. We don't recommend that third parties depend upon it. Doing so is likely to be frustrating because there are no guarantees of API or ABI stability.

Programs ship their own copies of BoringSSL when they use it and we update everything as needed when deciding to make API changes. This allows us to mostly avoid compromises in the name of compatibility. It works for us, but it may not work for you.

BoringSSL arose because Google used OpenSSL for many years in various ways and, over time, built up a large number of patches that were maintained while tracking upstream OpenSSL. As Google's product portfolio became more complex, more copies of OpenSSL sprung up and the effort involved in maintaining all these patches in multiple places was growing steadily.

Currently BoringSSL is the SSL library in Chrome/Chromium, Android (but it's not part of the NDK) and a number of other apps/programs.

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