Mention a current showstopper
authorRichard Levitte <levitte@openssl.org>
Thu, 21 Nov 2002 22:39:08 +0000 (22:39 +0000)
committerRichard Levitte <levitte@openssl.org>
Thu, 21 Nov 2002 22:39:08 +0000 (22:39 +0000)
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   OpenSSL STATUS                           Last modified at
-  ______________                           $Date: 2002/11/19 11:52:24 $
+  ______________                           $Date: 2002/11/21 22:39:08 $
 
   DEVELOPMENT STATE
 
     o BN_mod_mul verification fails for mips3-sgi-irix
       unless configured with no-asm
 
+    o [2002-11-21]
+      PR 343 mentions that scrubbing memory with 'memset(ptr, 0, n)' may
+      be optimized away in modern compilers.  This is definitely not good
+      and needs to be fixed immediately.  The formula to use is presented
+      in:
+
+      http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/82/297918/2002-10-27/2002-11-02/0
+
+      The problem report that mentions this is:
+
+      https://www.aet.TU-Cottbus.DE/rt2/Ticket/Display.html?id=343
+
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