Re: [PATCH] cit_encrypt_iv/cit_decrypt_iv for ECB mode

From: Solar Designer
Date: Sun Aug 20 2006 - 13:00:12 EST

On Sun, Aug 20, 2006 at 06:13:46PM +0200, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 20, 2006 at 06:49:08PM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> > Can we maybe define working but IV-ignoring functions for ECB (like I
> > did), but use memory-clearing nocrypt*() for CFB and CTR (as long as
> > these are not supported)? Of course, all of these will return -ENOSYS.
> I thought we would not have to protect users from shooting themselves in
> the foot (right now they get an oops). But I agree that the cost of
> protecting them is close to zero so we probably should do it. If Herbert
> is OK, do you care to provide a new patch ?

Yes, if the above proposal is OK with Herbert, I will provide a new
patch for 2.4.


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