> When we installed openssl version 0.9.8a, SSH linked against it started to
> crash, sometimes before connection was made and sometimes well into the
> connection. One of our users provided the following backtrace:
>
> (gdb) bt
> #0 0xff2084f4 in bn_sub_words () from /usr/lib/libcrypto.so.0.9.8
> ...
>
> OpenSSL version: 0.9.8a
> Target: solaris-sparcv9-cc


Fixed already, patch according to http://cvs.openssl.org/chngview?cn=14624.

> Compiler: cc: Sun C 5.6 2004/07/15
>
> Failure!
>
>>From the end of the file 'testlog':

>
> testing ECDSA_sign() and ECDSA_verify() with some internal curves:
> secp160k1: ....... ok
> secp160r1: ....... ok
> secp160r2: ....... ok
> secp192k1: ....... ok
> secp224k1: ....... ok
> secp224r1: ....... ok
> secp256k1: ....... ok
> secp384r1: ....... ok
> secp521r1: ... failed
>
> ECDSA test failed


If above mentioned patch doesn't help, then it's likely a compiler bug.
At least nothing similar was reported. Drop optimization level to
confirm and then talk to vendor. A.

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