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doc: clarify weak keys text

Describe small key sizes as "too weak for safe use" rather than
"considered to be too weak for safe use".

PR-URL: #28090
Reviewed-By: Ben Noordhuis <info@bnoordhuis.nl>
Reviewed-By: Colin Ihrig <cjihrig@gmail.com>
Reviewed-By: Ruben Bridgewater <ruben@bridgewater.de>
Reviewed-By: Trivikram Kamat <trivikr.dev@gmail.com>
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Trott authored and BridgeAR committed Jun 6, 2019
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@@ -2807,8 +2807,8 @@ it can be used to put the ECDH key pair into an inconsistent state.

The `crypto` module still supports some algorithms which are already
compromised and are not currently recommended for use. The API also allows
the use of ciphers and hashes with a small key size that are considered to be
too weak for safe use.
the use of ciphers and hashes with a small key size that are too weak for safe
use.

Users should take full responsibility for selecting the crypto
algorithm and key size according to their security requirements.

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