Uelsk8s has built new OpenSSL packages for VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1. These packages are security fixes
. See: http://forum.vectorlinux.com/index.php?topic=8248.0
Security conscious users will likely want to upgrade to these packages immediately. These packages will be moved to our patches repository as soon as we have had adequate user feedback:
Package Size: 2344K
Installed Size: 9270K
openssl: openssl (Secure Sockets Layer toolkit)
openssl: The OpenSSL certificate management tool and the shared libraries that
openssl: provide various encryption and decryption algorithms and protocols.
openssl: This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for
openssl: use in the OpenSSL Toolkit (http://www.openssl.org). This product
openssl: includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young
openssl: (email@example.com). This product includes software written by Tim
openssl: Hudson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Package Size: 659K
Installed Size: 2090K
openssl-solibs: openssl-solibs (OpenSSL shared libraries)
openssl-solibs: These shared libraries provide encryption routines required by
openssl-solibs: programs such as openssh. They are also used by KDE's Konqueror web
openssl-solibs: browser to provide secure web connections.
openssl-solibs: This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for
openssl-solibs: use in the OpenSSL Toolkit (http://www.openssl.org). This product
openssl-solibs: includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young
openssl-solibs: (email@example.com). This product includes software written by Tim
openssl-solibs: Hudson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please stop back and let us know how these packages work for you.