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[ANNOUNCEMENT] [SECURITY] Updated: openssl-1.0.1h-1, libopenssl098-0.9.8za-1

The following packages have been updated in the Cygwin distribution:

* openssl-1.0.1h-1
* libopenssl098-0.9.8za-1 (x86 only)
* libopenssl100-1.0.1h-1
* openssl-devel-1.0.1h-1

The OpenSSL toolkit provides support for secure communications between machines. OpenSSL includes a certificate management tool and shared libraries which provide various cryptographic algorithms and protocols.

This release includes fixes for several CVEs, including CVE-2014-0224 (SSL/TLS man-in-the-middle). Full details on these fixes are available here:

The legacy libopenssl098 package has also been updated for the benefit of those packages still dependent thereon.


(on behalf of Corinna)


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