Re: [PATCH 0/4] crypto: caam - add ecb mode support

From: Horia Geanta
Date: Wed Feb 13 2019 - 13:45:30 EST

On 2/9/2019 11:52 PM, Eric Biggers wrote:
> Do you have an actual use case for adding more DES, 3DES, and ARC4
> implementations, or are you simply adding them because the hardware happens to
> supports it? These old ciphers are insecure, so IMO more implementations should
> only be added if there is a real use case where they're absolutely needed.
One legit use case is PIN encryption in Point of Sale solution.