PKCS#12 password length limit in sm/minip12.c

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Nov 9 08:31:54 CET 2021

On Sun,  7 Nov 2021 14:10, Rainer Perske said:

> Before I file a bug report: Is there any good reason for limiting the 
> password length for PKCS#12 files to 63/2 = 31 bytes in line 354 of 
> "sm/minip12.c"?

Sorry, I can't remember why I write it this way 18 years ago.  Maybe we
had different specs back then or the limit was a shortcut to not
implement the whole thing.  But in the latter case there should have
been a note in the code.

To tell more, I would need to revisit the specs.



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