Kerberos 1.9, can it be compiled to use OpenSSL .9.8 (FIPS140-2)?

Garrett Wollman wollman at
Tue Jan 11 16:38:01 EST 2011

In article <mailman.4.1294780153.4933.kerberos at>,
Tom Yu  <tlyu at MIT.EDU> wrote:
>It's a known issue due to the use of the CTS mode API that is only
>present in OpenSSL >=1.0:

Just to make sure that I understand correctly: 1.8 and earlier
implemented CTS mode internally, and this code was ripped out in 1.9
in favor of the implementation in OpenSSL 1.0?

Garrett A. Wollman    | What intellectual phenomenon can be older, or more oft
wollman at| repeated, than the story of a large research program
Opinions not shared by| that impaled itself upon a false central assumption
my employers.         | accepted by all practitioners? - S.J. Gould, 1993

More information about the Kerberos mailing list