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Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2022 22:53:58 -0400
From: Alex Gaynor <>
Subject: Re: OpenSSL X.509 Email Address 4-byte Buffer Overflow
 (CVE-2022-3602), X.509 Email Address Variable Length Buffer Overflow (CVE-2022-3786)

Alpine Linux switched to LibreSSL for a while, but then switched back
to OpenSSL. (LibreSSL is still packaged separately)


On Tue, Nov 1, 2022 at 10:53 PM Demi Marie Obenour
<> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 01, 2022 at 09:52:59PM +0100, Erin Shepherd wrote:
> > LibreTLS does not track the OpenSSL API, so increasingly software does not build with it (it's not possible to support both LibreSSL and a supported version of OpenSSL without #ifdef hell)
> Has software not from OpenBSD considered switching to LibreSSL outright?
> --
> Sincerely,
> Demi Marie Obenour (she/her/hers)
> Invisible Things Lab

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