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Bug 5754 - use nettle in Xvnc instead of openssl
: use nettle in Xvnc instead of openssl
Status: CLOSED FIXED
: ThinLinc
VNC
: pre-1.0
: PC Unknown
: P2 Normal
: 4.10.0
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Reported: 2015-12-16 13:31 by
Modified: 2019-02-18 13:55 (History)
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Description From cendio 2015-12-16 13:31:32
Xvnc (via the xorg sources) needs SHA-1 routines and it can grab these from
many different libraries. The default is OpenSSL, and that's what we're
currently using.

nettle is however a much smaller and cleaner option when you just want one of
the crypto algorithms. And we already have nettle in the build environment. So
we should look at switching over.
------- Comment #4 From cendio 2019-02-13 14:10:40 -------
Patch applied now. Tested text rendering, as that is what the server uses the
crypto for. Could not see any issues.
------- Comment #5 From cendio 2019-02-18 13:55:50 -------
Tested Xvnc from build thinlinc-vnc-server-4.9.0post-6045.x86_65. It contains
nettle strings, but no OpenSSL strings like before. Works good.