Updated: openssl-0.9.8e-1, openssl-devel-0.9.8e-1
Fri Feb 23 17:47:00 GMT 2007
I've updated the version of OpenSSL to 0.9.8e-1. This also includes the
This is an upstream security and bugfix release. The Cygwin release is
the vanilla version, no additional patches.
=== NOTE === NOTE === NOTE ===
The compatibility package openssl097 will not be updated anymore and its
usage is deprecated. If you're still using any application relying on
openssl 0.9.7, consider updating or rebuilding to a new version which
depends on openssl 0.9.8. None of the packages in the Cygwin net
distribution is built against openssl 0.9.7 anymore.
Official release message:
OpenSSL version 0.9.8e and 0.9.7m released
OpenSSL - The Open Source toolkit for SSL/TLS
The OpenSSL project team is pleased to announce the release of
version 0.9.8e of our open source toolkit for SSL/TLS. This new
OpenSSL version is a feature and bugfix release and incorporates
enhancements and bugfixes to the toolkit. For a complete list of
changes, please see http://www.openssl.org/source/exp/CHANGES.
The 0.9.8e release includes RFC3779 support and several cipher
We also release 0.9.7m, which is the first full release of OpenSSL
which can be linked against the validated FIPS 1.1.1 module.
We consider OpenSSL 0.9.8e to be the best version of OpenSSL
available and we strongly recommend that users of older versions
upgrade as soon as possible. OpenSSL 0.9.8e 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 0.9.7m
as soon as possible. It's available in the same location as
The distribution file names are:
MD5 checksum: 3a7ff24f6ea5cd711984722ad654b927
SHA1 checksum: b429872d2a287714ab37e42296e6a5fbe23d32ff
MD5 checksum: 74a4d1b87e1e6e1ec95dbe58cb4c5b9a
SHA1 checksum: 546f6bcebdf72a633bad087469d3741a42f7b383
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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