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Awoogah – brown alert: OpenSSL preps 'high severity' security fixes

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Re: Could we fucking kill it already?

"lack of FIPS 140 validation"

The NIST website shows that the vast majority of OpenSSL installations in the wild are not validated either, the validation applies to a very small set of hardware + software configurations. Judging by the short list of valid configurations it looks like vendors paid NIST to validate specific configurations - is there something stopping Vendors from submitting LibreSSL for validation ?

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