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Id: 40828
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Queue: Crypt-CBC

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Requestors: mark.zealey [...] pipex.net
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Broken in: 2.30
Fixed in: 2.15



Subject: literal_key in newer versions forces key to be 56 bytes.
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Hi, when upgrading from version 2.15 to version 2.30 we have a breakage caused by the enhanced key size checking when -literal_key is specified (line 145): # KEYSIZE consistency if (defined $key && length($key) != $ks) { croak "If specified by -literal_key, then the key length must be equal to the chosen cipher's key length of $ks bytes"; } Because blowfish doesn't worry about key size I think this is a bug (I believe the key for blowfish must be 8 <= ks <= 56). If I comment out the croak then our code works correctly. Thanks, Mark


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