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Updated: openssl-0.9.8l, openssl-devel-0.9.8l
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-announce at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2009 19:27:43 +0100
- Subject: Updated: openssl-0.9.8l, openssl-devel-0.9.8l
- Reply-to: The Cygwin Mailing List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
I've updated the version of OpenSSL to 0.9.8l-1 for Cygwin 1.5, and to
0.9.8l-2 for Cygwin 1.7. This also includes the openssl-devel packages.
This is an upstream security release. The Cygwin release is the vanilla
version, no additional patches.
Official release message:
OpenSSL version 0.9.8l released
OpenSSL - The Open Source toolkit for SSL/TLS
The OpenSSL project team is pleased to announce the release of
version 0.9.8l of our open source toolkit for SSL/TLS. This new
OpenSSL version is a security release which disables renegotiation
as a workaround for CVE-2009-3555. For a complete list of changes,
please see http://www.openssl.org/source/exp/CHANGES.
We consider OpenSSL 0.9.8l to be the best version of OpenSSL
available and we strongly recommend that users of older versions
upgrade as soon as possible. OpenSSL 0.9.8l is available for
download via HTTP and FTP from the following master locations (you
can find the various FTP mirrors under
The distribution file names are:
MD5 checksum: 05a0ece1372392a2cf310ebb96333025
SHA1 checksum: d3fb6ec89532ab40646b65af179bb1770f7ca28f
The checksums were calculated using the following commands:
openssl md5 openssl-0.9.*.tar.gz
openssl sha1 openssl-0.9.*.tar.gz
The OpenSSL Project Team...
Mark J. Cox Nils Larsch Ulf Mller
Ralf S. Engelschall Ben Laurie Andy Polyakov
Dr. Stephen Henson Richard Levitte Geoff Thorpe
Lutz Jnicke Bodo Mller
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.
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