FIPS 186-4 compliance patches
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There are several changes needed to make libgcrypt code compliant with FIPS 186-4.

Some of the algorithm steps changed since 186-2/3.
According to SP 800-131A, the mod size 1024 and SHA-1 for Digital
Signature Generation, PQG Generation and Key Pair Generation are disallowed
after 2013.

Can you please review the attached patches?

civ added a subscriber: thomasbiege.Oct 8 2014, 3:05 PM
werner added a subscriber: werner.Sep 7 2015, 6:26 PM

We can consider that for 1.7.
Can you please send a DCO to gcrypt-devel (see doc/HACKING).

civ removed subscribers: thomasbiege, civ.Sep 11 2015, 5:03 PM

Thank you, I'll send the DCO.
Also, I'll rebase the patches against current git master and adjust them to
conform with the doc/HACKING requirements.

civ added a comment.Nov 5 2015, 2:25 PM

The patches are now rebased on top of f7505b550dd591e33d3a3fab9277c43c460f1bad.

In addition to these a modified rsa generator is needed to be FIPS 186-4 compliant.

We ended up using this patch from Fedora:

neal assigned this task to werner.Nov 18 2015, 10:00 AM
neal added a subscriber: civ.

Well it took quite some time but I have now commited all 10 patches to master.
I have a fixed a few things (mostly style).

I have not yet added the Fedora patch. I'll ask Tomáš whether he can send me a
signed off patch.

werner added a subscriber: t8m.
civ added a comment.Mar 18 2016, 9:05 PM

Great! Thank you, Werner.

Meanwhile I also commited the Fedora patch.

werner added a project: Testing.

Shoul all be done for 1.7.0.

werner closed this task as Resolved.May 6 2016, 8:32 PM