Brainpool curves support in Red Hat OpenJDK and RHEL

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Is Brainpool curves supported in RHEL? And on OpenJDK?
  • What curves does Red Hat OpenJDK support?
  • Why doesn't openssl in RHEL7 and RHEL8 support the EC brainpool curves ?
  • Openssl is not supporting EC brainpool curves, neither on EL7 nor on EL8 - what is the reason behind that in source RPM they are disabled with a patch (EL7: openssl-1.0.2c-ecc-suiteb.patch)

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • 7.x
  • OpenJDK 8
  • OpenJDK 11
  • openssl

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