Subject: Re: FIPS Compliance.

Re: FIPS Compliance.

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:36:14 +0200 (CEST)

On Fri, 25 Jul 2014, john gloster wrote:

> I wanted to know whether libssh2 1.4.2/1.4.3 are compatible with FIPS
> compliant OpenSSL version *openssl-1.0.0-20* ?
> I compiled libssh2 1.4.3 with this particular version of openssl and i could
> see that my application linking to this libssh crashes.

I only have a vague idea of what FIPS is exactly and what the fips versions of
OpenSSL do, but even a restricted openssl library should not be a reason for
libssh2 to crash (as long as it maintains the API). I'd be interested in a
stack trace of the crash to see what really happened.

Received on 2014-07-25