SoftHSM 2.4.0

Version 2.4.0 of SoftHSM has been released.


  • Issue #135: Support PKCS#8 for GOST.
  • Issue #140: Support for CKA_ALLOWED_MECHANISMS.
    (Patch from Brad Hess)
  • Issue #141: Support CKA_ALWAYS_AUTHENTICATE for private key objects.
  • Issue #220: Support for CKM_DES3_CMAC and CKM_AES_CMAC.
  • Issue #226: Configuration option for Windows build to enable build with static CRT (/MT).
  • Issue #325: Support for CKM_AES_GCM.
  • Issue #334: Document that initialized tokens will be reassigned to another slot (based on the token serial number).
  • Issue #335: Support for CKM_RSA_PKCS_PSS.
    (Patch from Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos)
  • Issue #341: Import AES keys with softhsm2-util.
    (Patch from Pavel Cherezov)
  • Issue #348: Document that OSX needs pkg-config to detect cppunit.
  • Issue #349: softhsm2-util will check the configuration and report any issues before loading the PKCS#11 library.


  • Issue #345: Private objects are presented to security officer in search results.
  • Issue #358: Race condition when multiple applications are creating and reading object files.


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