[ANNOUNCE] OpenSSL version 0.9.7i released

2005-10-15 Thread Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
OpenSSL version 0.9.7i released === OpenSSL - The Open Source toolkit for SSL/TLS http://www.openssl.org/ OpenSSL 0.9.7h caused crashes when the shared libcrypto was upgraded. This release fixes that problem. For those who want or have to stay

Re: NSA Suite B Cryptography

2005-10-15 Thread Sidney Markowitz
Joseph Ashwood wrote: U, no. The NSA only licensed the right to use (and sublicense under special circumstances) the patents [...] [snip the rest, it was based on a failed assumption] Poor phrasing on my part. Exactly as you said, the patent sublicense cannot be passed on even if the code

Re: NSA Suite B Cryptography

2005-10-15 Thread Steven M. Bellovin
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Sidney Markowitz writes: The possible twist that I see is if the NSA declares that any freely available open source software that interoperates with Suite B is by definition in support of US national security interests and therefore automatically gets one of their

Re: ECC patents?

2005-10-15 Thread Alexander Klimov
On Sun, 11 Sep 2005, Alexander Klimov wrote: Does anyone know a good survey about ECC patent situation? I have made a shallow review (comments are welcome!) of the patents that Certicom claims are pertained to ECC implementation and it looks like there are no real road-blocks for ECDH and ECDSA