[openssl.org #1800] openssl verification should read algorithm from signature

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[openssl.org #1800] openssl verification should read algorithm from signature

Rich Salz via RT
> [[hidden email] - Sun Dec 14 13:21:24 2008]:
>
>
> I would like to write a patch to read the hash algorithm from the  
> signature. But only if someone is interested in merging the patch. I
wont  
> make the effort to let it bitrot in a tracker...
>

This would only work with RSA PKCS#1 v1.5 signatures. Other schemes do
not include the hash algorithm in the signature.

Steve.
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