Updated: openssl-0.9.8q-1, openssl-devel-0.9.8q-1, libopenssl098-0.9.8q-1

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Dec 3 14:55:00 GMT 2010

I've updated the version of OpenSSL to 0.9.8q-1.  This also includes the
openssl-devel packages.

This is an upstream security release.  The Cygwin release is build from
the vanilla sources, no additional patches.

Official release message:
   OpenSSL version 0.9.8q released

   OpenSSL - The Open Source toolkit for SSL/TLS

   The OpenSSL project team is pleased to announce the release of
   version 0.9.8q of our open source toolkit for SSL/TLS. This new
   OpenSSL version is a security and bugfix release. For a complete
   list of changes, please see


   The most significant changes are:

      o Fix for security issue CVE-2010-4180
      o Fix for CVE-2010-4252

   We consider OpenSSL 0.9.8q to be the best version of OpenSSL
   available and we strongly recommend that users of older versions
   upgrade as soon as possible. OpenSSL 0.9.8q is available for
   download via HTTP and FTP from the following master locations (you
   can find the various FTP mirrors under

     * http://www.openssl.org/source/
     * ftp://ftp.openssl.org/source/

   The distribution file name is:

    o openssl-0.9.8q.tar.gz
      Size: 3773961
      MD5 checksum: 80e67291bec9230f03eefb5cfe858998
      SHA1 checksum: 12b6859698ca299fa0cba594686c25d5c01e410d

   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 Möller
    Ralf S. Engelschall     Ben Laurie          Andy Polyakov
    Dr. Stephen Henson      Richard Levitte     Geoff Thorpe
    Lutz Jänicke            Bodo Möller

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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