How to fix postfix smtp process segfault error in FIPS enabled system

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  • Unable to send an email due to smtp process crashing
  • When FIPS is enabled, smtp process crashes and a segfault error appears in the /var/log/messages.
Nov 15 xx:xx:xx localhost kernel: smtp[603355]: segfault at 0 ip 0000000000000000 sp 00007fff6316ea18 error 14 in smtp[555d298c9000+1e000]
Nov 15 xx:xx:xx localhost kernel: Code: Unable to access opcode bytes at RIP 0xffffffffffffffd6.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • FIPS enabled
  • postfix

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