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Subject: building libssh2 on FIPS enabled system
building libssh2 on FIPS enabled system
From: Ján Osuský <Jan.Osusky_at_iblsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:00:04 +0200
I tried to build libssh2 on FIPS 140-2 compliant RedHat Linux. The build succeeded but the actual connections failed during key exchange phase. I noticed that it was related to use of non-FIPS compliant algorithms (namely MD5) which are not available in libcrypto when in FIPS mode.