Updated: openssl-0.9.8a-1, openssl-devel-0.9.8a-1, openssl097-0.9.7h-1
Tue Oct 11 13:41:00 GMT 2005
I've updated the version of OpenSSL to 0.9.8a-1. This also includes the
openssl-devel package. The compatibility package openssl097 has been
updated to 0.9.7h-1.
This is a upstream ecurity and bugfix release. The Cygwin release is the
vanilla version, no additional patches.
Official release message:
OpenSSL version 0.9.8a and 0.9.7h released
OpenSSL - The Open Source toolkit for SSL/TLS
The OpenSSL project team is pleased to announce the release of
version 0.9.8a of our open source toolkit for SSL/TLS. This new
OpenSSL version is a security and bugfix release and incorporates
changes and bugfixes to the toolkit. For a complete list of
changes, please see http://www.openssl.org/source/exp/CHANGES.
We also release 0.9.7h, which contains the same security bugfix as
0.9.8a and a few small bugfixes compared to 0.9.7g.
These updates contain a fix for CAN-2005-2969, a potential SSL 2.0
rollback reported by Yutaka Oiwa. For more details of the security
issue being fixed in this release please see
We consider OpenSSL 0.9.8a to be the best version of OpenSSL
available and we strongly recommend that users of older versions
upgrade as soon as possible. OpenSSL 0.9.8a is available for
download via HTTP and FTP from the following master locations (you
can find the various FTP mirrors under
For those who want or have to stay with the 0.9.7 series of
OpenSSL, we strongly recommend that you upgrade to OpenSSL 0.9.7h
as soon as possible. It's available in the same location as
The distribution file names are:
MD5 checksum: 1d16c727c10185e4d694f87f5e424ee1
SHA1 checksum: 2aaba0f728179370fb3e86b43209205bc6c06a3a
MD5 checksum: 8dc90a113eb8925795071fbe52b2932c
SHA1 checksum: 9fe535fce89af967b29c4727dedd25f2b4cc2f0d
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 M\366ller
Ralf S. Engelschall Ben Laurie Andy Polyakov
Dr. Stephen Henson Richard Levitte Geoff Thorpe
Lutz J\344nicke Bodo M\366ller
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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