An old quirky libksba bug

The libksba library, used by GnuPG, provides functions for parsing X.509 cryptographic certificates. I was testing libksba with TIS Interpreter a little over a year

Auditing zlib

zlib is a venerable multi-purpose compression library, first released in May 1995. The first time I installed GNU/Linux was in late 1995, so to me

Trap representations and padding bits

The C programming language does not hide from you how the values you manipulate are represented. One consequence is that when padding happens, its presence