openssl commit

Richard Laager rlaager at
Thu Mar 8 20:22:45 UTC 2018

On 03/08/2018 05:06 AM, Udo van den Heuvel wrote:
> Can we trust the distros to deliver openssl updates in time?

Yes. If you can't trust the distro to deliver security updates, you have
a serious problem that cannot be solved by ntpsec's tarball.

> Can't we simply enforce a reasonable level? (e.g. maximum of XX months
> old version of openssl)

Probably not, as backported fixes for particular issues will not
increment the version number.


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