Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#1255 closed Bug / Defect (notabug)

OpenVPN 2.4.8 is broken with lzo-2.10

Reported by: David Sommerseth Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone: release 2.4.9
Component: Generic / unclassified Version: OpenVPN 2.4.8 (Community Ed)
Severity: Not set (select this one, unless your'e a OpenVPN developer) Keywords: lzo


Just tried OpenVPN 2.4.8 on a pre-release of Fedora 32 which ships with lzo-2.10, and there seems to be some issues with the LZO integration when activated with --comp-lzo

Tue Feb 18 20:28:44 2020 us=537044 OpenVPN 2.4.8 x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu [SSL (OpenSSL)] [LZO] [LZ4] [EPOLL] [PKCS11] [MH/PKTINFO] [AEAD] built on Jan 29 2020
Tue Feb 18 20:28:44 2020 us=537234 library versions: OpenSSL 1.1.1d FIPS  10 Sep 2019, LZO 2.10
Tue Feb 18 20:28:44 2020 us=541053 LZO compression initializing
Tue Feb 18 20:28:44 2020 us=541243 Cannot initialize LZO compression library
Tue Feb 18 20:28:44 2020 us=541415 Exiting due to fatal error

Package versions:

# rpm -q openvpn lzo openssl pkcs11-helper lz4

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by David Sommerseth

Resolution: notabug
Status: newclosed

Closing this as not a bug. This is due to a bug in lzo not working when compiled with strict aliasing flags.

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