Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 08:36:44 +0530 From: Dhiru Kholia <dhiru.kholia@...il.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: SSH thread-safety On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 5:16 AM, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > Dhiru, magnum, all - > > It was reported to me off-list that the "SSH" format in 1.7.9-jumbo-5 > crashes on self-test on a 64-way machine running RHEL 6.2 on x86-64. > > I managed to reproduce similar crashes on an 8-core machine by > increasing OMP_NUM_THREADS: > > My guess is that the OpenSSL functions we're calling are still not > entirely thread-safe even in these recent versions of OpenSSL. We could > want to look into this and maybe end up submitting a patch to OpenSSL. Will using crypto_set_locking_callback function solve these problems? http://www.openssl.org/support/faq.html#PROG1 http://linux.die.net/man/3/crypto_set_locking_callback I will recheck the SSH format to fix the other issues you have pointed out. Thanks! -- Cheers, Dhiru
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