Commit 8c210b4e authored by Niels Möller's avatar Niels Möller

Update NEWS file.

parent 3f46ea65
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* Nettle's gcm_crypt will now call the underlying block cipher
to process more than one block at a time. This is not a
change to the documented behavior, but unfortunately breaks
assumptions accidentally made in gnutls, up to and including
assumptions accidentally made in GnuTLS, up to and including
version 3.6.1.
Bug fixes:
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octet per block cipher operation), contributed by Dmitry
Eremin-Solenikov.
* Support for CMAC (RFC 4493), contributed by Nikos
Mavrogiannopoulos.
Optimizations:
* Improved performance of the x86_64 AES implementation using
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Extension to also handle GCM mode efficiently contributed
by Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos.
* New x86_64 implementation of sha1, for processors supporting
the sha_ni instructions.
* New x86_64 implementation of sha1 and sha256, for processors
supporting the sha_ni instructions. Speedup of 3-5 times on
affected processors.
* Improved parameters for the precomputation of tables used
for ecc signatures. Roughly 10%-15% speedup of the ecdsa
sign operation using the secp_256r1, secp_384r1 and
secp_521r1 curves, and 25% speedup of ed25519 sign
operation, benchmarked on x86_64. Table sizes unchanged,
around 16 KB per curve.
Miscellaneous:
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