OpenSSL and Heimdal
rsimmons0 at gmail.com
Wed May 2 23:53:03 UTC 2012
On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 7:27 PM, Gary Palmer <gpalmer at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Wed, May 02, 2012 at 11:45:27PM +0100, Matt Dawson wrote:
>> On Wednesday 02 May 2012 23:14:41 Mark Felder wrote:
>> > Why go out of your way and use mod_gnutls?
>> Because it supports TLSv1.[1|2], which was the PP's question, whereas
>> OpenSSL doesn't and doesn't show any signs of doing so in the near
>> Note well the "If and when."
>> IE might be the only client with support for those protocols right now
>> but somebody has to lead the way on the server side or you end up with
>> a mutual apathy loop (AKA positive can't be arsed feedback loop).
> Their website is out of date. This is from CHANGES in OpenSSL 1.01a:
> Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.0h and OpenSSL 1.0.1:
> o TLS/DTLS heartbeat support.
> o SCTP support.
> o RFC 5705 TLS key material exporter.
> o RFC 5764 DTLS-SRTP negotiation.
> o Next Protocol Negotiation.
> o PSS signatures in certificates, requests and CRLs.
> o Support for password based recipient info for CMS.
> o Support TLS v1.2 and TLS v1.1.
> o Preliminary FIPS capability for unvalidated 2.0 FIPS module.
> o SRP support.
> Note the 3rd last bullet point.
Another reason to update the version in FreeBSD to 1.0.1b.
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