[strongSwan-dev] strongswan's openssl plugin causes wpa_supplicant to segfault

Martin Willi martin at strongswan.org
Tue Oct 21 10:39:45 CEST 2014

> Isn't it the way it works when wpa_supplicant's tnc client loads any imc
> (.so) so everything runs in the same process space?

When using strongSwan imc/imv modules from wpa_supplicant, this of
course is a different thing. You'll then have a single process, and
OpenSSL initialization becomes an issue.

As libimcv uses a hardcoded plugin list, probably it was never
considered to be used with the openssl plugin. Your patch is certainly
an option here, but it doesn't resolve the libcrypto initialization
conflict. Maybe there is a way to detect if OpenSSL has already been


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