|author||Adam Langley <email@example.com>||Thu Apr 20 12:36:18 2017 -0700|
|committer||CQ bot account: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>||Thu Apr 20 20:43:52 2017 +0000|
Fix lower bound in e in FIPS RSA checking. SP 800-89 5.3.3 references FIPS 186 for the bounds on e. I /think/ that's section B.3.1 which says: (b) The exponent e shall be an odd positive integer such that 2¹⁶ < e < 2²⁵⁶. But that means that e has to be at least 17 bits. The check for BN_is_odd ensures that 2¹⁶ itself is rejected. Change-Id: Ib39f9d43032cbfe33317651c7b6eceb41b123291 Reviewed-on: https://boringssl-review.googlesource.com/15324 Reviewed-by: Steven Valdez <firstname.lastname@example.org> Reviewed-by: David Benjamin <email@example.com> Commit-Queue: David Benjamin <firstname.lastname@example.org> CQ-Verified: CQ bot account: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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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.
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