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diff --git a/doc/man3/BN_new.pod b/doc/man3/BN_new.pod
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--- a/doc/man3/BN_new.pod
+++ b/doc/man3/BN_new.pod
@@ -27,6 +27,7 @@ OPENSSL_secure_malloc(3) is used to store the value.
BN_clear() is used to destroy sensitive data such as keys when they
are no longer needed. It erases the memory used by B<a> and sets it
to the value 0.
+If B<a> is NULL, nothing is done.
BN_free() frees the components of the B<BIGNUM>, and if it was created
by BN_new(), also the structure itself. BN_clear_free() additionally
@@ -53,7 +54,7 @@ BN_init() was removed in OpenSSL 1.1.0; use BN_new() instead.
=head1 COPYRIGHT
-Copyright 2000-2017 The OpenSSL Project Authors. All Rights Reserved.
+Copyright 2000-2019 The OpenSSL Project Authors. All Rights Reserved.
Licensed under the OpenSSL license (the "License"). You may not use
this file except in compliance with the License. You can obtain a copy