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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: openssl-0.9.8d-1, openssl-devel-0.9.8d-1, openssl097-0.9.7l-1
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 4 Oct 2006 16:40:30 +0200
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: openssl-0.9.8d-1, openssl-devel-0.9.8d-1, openssl097-0.9.7l-1
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
I've updated the version of OpenSSL to 0.9.8d-1. This also includes the
openssl-devel package. The compatibility package openssl097 has been
updated to 0.9.7l-1.
This is an upstream security and bugfix release. The Cygwin release is the
vanilla version, no additional patches.
Official release message:
OpenSSL version 0.9.8d and 0.9.7l released
OpenSSL - The Open Source toolkit for SSL/TLS
The OpenSSL project team is pleased to announce the release of
version 0.9.8d 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.
This release fixes four security vulnerabilities, CVE-2006-2937,
CVE-2006-2940, CVE-2006-3738, CVE-2006-4343. Please see
We also release 0.9.7l, which contains the security update and
bugfixes compared to 0.9.7k.
We consider OpenSSL 0.9.8d to be the best version of OpenSSL
available and we strongly recommend that users of older versions
upgrade as soon as possible. OpenSSL 0.9.8d 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 0.9.7l
as soon as possible. It's available in the same location as
The distribution file names are:
MD5 checksum: 8ed1853538e1d05a1f5ada61ebf8bffa
SHA1 checksum: 4136fba00303a3d319d2052bfa8e1f09a2e12fc2
MD5 checksum: b21d6e10817ddeccf5fbe1379987333e
SHA1 checksum: f0e4136639b10cbd1227c4f7350ff7ad406e575d
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 JÃ¤nicke Bodo MÃ¶ller
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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