Bug#511521: boinc: Does not check the RSA_public_decrypt() return value.

Steffen Moeller moeller at inb.uni-luebeck.de
Tue Jan 13 16:26:12 UTC 2009

Rene Mayorga wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 04:24:27PM +0100, Steffen Moeller wrote:
>> marcos.marado at sonae.com wrote:
>>> Upstream has a fix for this:
>>> http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/changeset/16883
>> and they have introduced another since it may be "en- or decryption", not only
>> "encryption" as their error message indicates.
> They check already for "en- or decryption" as you said, perhaps just
> changing ERR_CRYPTO to show this.
> I was about to port this fix to 6.2.14-2, are everybody ok with this?

I personally think that you should save your energy. Upstream will release a new version
any time soon. That version will have that patch and I'd wait for that.



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