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    2   NEWS
    3   ====
    5   This file gives a brief overview of the major changes between each OpenSSL
    6   release. For more details please read the CHANGES file.
    8   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2p and OpenSSL 1.0.2q [20 Nov 2018]
   10       o Microarchitecture timing vulnerability in ECC scalar multiplication (CVE-2018-5407)
   11       o Timing vulnerability in DSA signature generation (CVE-2018-0734)
   13   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2o and OpenSSL 1.0.2p [14 Aug 2018]
   15       o Client DoS due to large DH parameter (CVE-2018-0732)
   16       o Cache timing vulnerability in RSA Key Generation (CVE-2018-0737)
   18   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2n and OpenSSL 1.0.2o [27 Mar 2018]
   20       o Constructed ASN.1 types with a recursive definition could exceed the
   21         stack (CVE-2018-0739)
   23   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2m and OpenSSL 1.0.2n [7 Dec 2017]
   25       o Read/write after SSL object in error state (CVE-2017-3737)
   26       o rsaz_1024_mul_avx2 overflow bug on x86_64 (CVE-2017-3738)
   28   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2l and OpenSSL 1.0.2m [2 Nov 2017]
   30       o bn_sqrx8x_internal carry bug on x86_64 (CVE-2017-3736)
   31       o Malformed X.509 IPAddressFamily could cause OOB read (CVE-2017-3735)
   33   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2k and OpenSSL 1.0.2l [25 May 2017]
   35       o config now recognises 64-bit mingw and chooses mingw64 instead of mingw
   37   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2j and OpenSSL 1.0.2k [26 Jan 2017]
   39       o Truncated packet could crash via OOB read (CVE-2017-3731)
   40       o BN_mod_exp may produce incorrect results on x86_64 (CVE-2017-3732)
   41       o Montgomery multiplication may produce incorrect results (CVE-2016-7055)
   43   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2i and OpenSSL 1.0.2j [26 Sep 2016]
   45       o Missing CRL sanity check (CVE-2016-7052)
   47   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2h and OpenSSL 1.0.2i [22 Sep 2016]
   49       o OCSP Status Request extension unbounded memory growth (CVE-2016-6304)
   50       o SWEET32 Mitigation (CVE-2016-2183)
   51       o OOB write in MDC2_Update() (CVE-2016-6303)
   52       o Malformed SHA512 ticket DoS (CVE-2016-6302)
   53       o OOB write in BN_bn2dec() (CVE-2016-2182)
   54       o OOB read in TS_OBJ_print_bio() (CVE-2016-2180)
   55       o Pointer arithmetic undefined behaviour (CVE-2016-2177)
   56       o Constant time flag not preserved in DSA signing (CVE-2016-2178)
   57       o DTLS buffered message DoS (CVE-2016-2179)
   58       o DTLS replay protection DoS (CVE-2016-2181)
   59       o Certificate message OOB reads (CVE-2016-6306)
   61   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2g and OpenSSL 1.0.2h [3 May 2016]
   63       o Prevent padding oracle in AES-NI CBC MAC check (CVE-2016-2107)
   64       o Fix EVP_EncodeUpdate overflow (CVE-2016-2105)
   65       o Fix EVP_EncryptUpdate overflow (CVE-2016-2106)
   66       o Prevent ASN.1 BIO excessive memory allocation (CVE-2016-2109)
   67       o EBCDIC overread (CVE-2016-2176)
   68       o Modify behavior of ALPN to invoke callback after SNI/servername
   69         callback, such that updates to the SSL_CTX affect ALPN.
   70       o Remove LOW from the DEFAULT cipher list.  This removes singles DES from
   71         the default.
   72       o Only remove the SSLv2 methods with the no-ssl2-method option.
   74   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2f and OpenSSL 1.0.2g [1 Mar 2016]
   76       o Disable weak ciphers in SSLv3 and up in default builds of OpenSSL.
   77       o Disable SSLv2 default build, default negotiation and weak ciphers
   78         (CVE-2016-0800)
   79       o Fix a double-free in DSA code (CVE-2016-0705)
   80       o Disable SRP fake user seed to address a server memory leak
   81         (CVE-2016-0798)
   82       o Fix BN_hex2bn/BN_dec2bn NULL pointer deref/heap corruption
   83         (CVE-2016-0797)
   84       o Fix memory issues in BIO_*printf functions (CVE-2016-0799)
   85       o Fix side channel attack on modular exponentiation (CVE-2016-0702)
   87   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2e and OpenSSL 1.0.2f [28 Jan 2016]
   89       o DH small subgroups (CVE-2016-0701)
   90       o SSLv2 doesn't block disabled ciphers (CVE-2015-3197)
   92   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2d and OpenSSL 1.0.2e [3 Dec 2015]
   94       o BN_mod_exp may produce incorrect results on x86_64 (CVE-2015-3193)
   95       o Certificate verify crash with missing PSS parameter (CVE-2015-3194)
   96       o X509_ATTRIBUTE memory leak (CVE-2015-3195)
   97       o Rewrite EVP_DecodeUpdate (base64 decoding) to fix several bugs
   98       o In DSA_generate_parameters_ex, if the provided seed is too short,
   99         return an error
  101   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2c and OpenSSL 1.0.2d [9 Jul 2015]
  103       o Alternate chains certificate forgery (CVE-2015-1793)
  104       o Race condition handling PSK identify hint (CVE-2015-3196)
  106   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2b and OpenSSL 1.0.2c [12 Jun 2015]
  108       o Fix HMAC ABI incompatibility
  110   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2a and OpenSSL 1.0.2b [11 Jun 2015]
  112       o Malformed ECParameters causes infinite loop (CVE-2015-1788)
  113       o Exploitable out-of-bounds read in X509_cmp_time (CVE-2015-1789)
  114       o PKCS7 crash with missing EnvelopedContent (CVE-2015-1790)
  115       o CMS verify infinite loop with unknown hash function (CVE-2015-1792)
  116       o Race condition handling NewSessionTicket (CVE-2015-1791)
  118   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.2 and OpenSSL 1.0.2a [19 Mar 2015]
  120       o OpenSSL 1.0.2 ClientHello sigalgs DoS fix (CVE-2015-0291)
  121       o Multiblock corrupted pointer fix (CVE-2015-0290)
  122       o Segmentation fault in DTLSv1_listen fix (CVE-2015-0207)
  123       o Segmentation fault in ASN1_TYPE_cmp fix (CVE-2015-0286)
  124       o Segmentation fault for invalid PSS parameters fix (CVE-2015-0208)
  125       o ASN.1 structure reuse memory corruption fix (CVE-2015-0287)
  126       o PKCS7 NULL pointer dereferences fix (CVE-2015-0289)
  127       o DoS via reachable assert in SSLv2 servers fix (CVE-2015-0293)
  128       o Empty CKE with client auth and DHE fix (CVE-2015-1787)
  129       o Handshake with unseeded PRNG fix (CVE-2015-0285)
  130       o Use After Free following d2i_ECPrivatekey error fix (CVE-2015-0209)
  131       o X509_to_X509_REQ NULL pointer deref fix (CVE-2015-0288)
  132       o Removed the export ciphers from the DEFAULT ciphers
  134   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.1l and OpenSSL 1.0.2 [22 Jan 2015]:
  136       o Suite B support for TLS 1.2 and DTLS 1.2
  137       o Support for DTLS 1.2
  138       o TLS automatic EC curve selection.
  139       o API to set TLS supported signature algorithms and curves
  140       o SSL_CONF configuration API.
  141       o TLS Brainpool support.
  142       o ALPN support.
  143       o CMS support for RSA-PSS, RSA-OAEP, ECDH and X9.42 DH.
  145   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.1k and OpenSSL 1.0.1l [15 Jan 2015]
  147       o Build fixes for the Windows and OpenVMS platforms
  149   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.1j and OpenSSL 1.0.1k [8 Jan 2015]
  151       o Fix for CVE-2014-3571
  152       o Fix for CVE-2015-0206
  153       o Fix for CVE-2014-3569
  154       o Fix for CVE-2014-3572
  155       o Fix for CVE-2015-0204
  156       o Fix for CVE-2015-0205
  157       o Fix for CVE-2014-8275
  158       o Fix for CVE-2014-3570
  160   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.1i and OpenSSL 1.0.1j [15 Oct 2014]
  162       o Fix for CVE-2014-3513
  163       o Fix for CVE-2014-3567
  164       o Mitigation for CVE-2014-3566 (SSL protocol vulnerability)
  165       o Fix for CVE-2014-3568
  167   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.1h and OpenSSL 1.0.1i [6 Aug 2014]
  169       o Fix for CVE-2014-3512
  170       o Fix for CVE-2014-3511
  171       o Fix for CVE-2014-3510
  172       o Fix for CVE-2014-3507
  173       o Fix for CVE-2014-3506
  174       o Fix for CVE-2014-3505
  175       o Fix for CVE-2014-3509
  176       o Fix for CVE-2014-5139
  177       o Fix for CVE-2014-3508
  179   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.1g and OpenSSL 1.0.1h [5 Jun 2014]
  181       o Fix for CVE-2014-0224
  182       o Fix for CVE-2014-0221
  183       o Fix for CVE-2014-0198
  184       o Fix for CVE-2014-0195
  185       o Fix for CVE-2014-3470
  186       o Fix for CVE-2010-5298
  188   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.1f and OpenSSL 1.0.1g [7 Apr 2014]
  190       o Fix for CVE-2014-0160
  191       o Add TLS padding extension workaround for broken servers.
  192       o Fix for CVE-2014-0076
  194   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.1e and OpenSSL 1.0.1f [6 Jan 2014]
  196       o Don't include gmt_unix_time in TLS server and client random values
  197       o Fix for TLS record tampering bug CVE-2013-4353
  198       o Fix for TLS version checking bug CVE-2013-6449
  199       o Fix for DTLS retransmission bug CVE-2013-6450
  201   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.1d and OpenSSL 1.0.1e [11 Feb 2013]:
  203       o Corrected fix for CVE-2013-0169
  205   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.1c and OpenSSL 1.0.1d [4 Feb 2013]:
  207       o Fix renegotiation in TLS 1.1, 1.2 by using the correct TLS version.
  208       o Include the fips configuration module.
  209       o Fix OCSP bad key DoS attack CVE-2013-0166
  210       o Fix for SSL/TLS/DTLS CBC plaintext recovery attack CVE-2013-0169
  211       o Fix for TLS AESNI record handling flaw CVE-2012-2686
  213   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.1b and OpenSSL 1.0.1c [10 May 2012]:
  215       o Fix TLS/DTLS record length checking bug CVE-2012-2333
  216       o Don't attempt to use non-FIPS composite ciphers in FIPS mode.
  218   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.1a and OpenSSL 1.0.1b [26 Apr 2012]:
  220       o Fix compilation error on non-x86 platforms.
  221       o Make FIPS capable OpenSSL ciphers work in non-FIPS mode.
  222       o Fix SSL_OP_NO_TLSv1_1 clash with SSL_OP_ALL in OpenSSL 1.0.0
  224   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.1 and OpenSSL 1.0.1a [19 Apr 2012]:
  226       o Fix for ASN1 overflow bug CVE-2012-2110
  227       o Workarounds for some servers that hang on long client hellos.
  228       o Fix SEGV in AES code.
  230   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.0h and OpenSSL 1.0.1 [14 Mar 2012]:
  232       o TLS/DTLS heartbeat support.
  233       o SCTP support.
  234       o RFC 5705 TLS key material exporter.
  235       o RFC 5764 DTLS-SRTP negotiation.
  236       o Next Protocol Negotiation.
  237       o PSS signatures in certificates, requests and CRLs.
  238       o Support for password based recipient info for CMS.
  239       o Support TLS v1.2 and TLS v1.1.
  240       o Preliminary FIPS capability for unvalidated 2.0 FIPS module.
  241       o SRP support.
  243   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.0g and OpenSSL 1.0.0h [12 Mar 2012]:
  245       o Fix for CMS/PKCS#7 MMA CVE-2012-0884
  246       o Corrected fix for CVE-2011-4619
  247       o Various DTLS fixes.
  249   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.0f and OpenSSL 1.0.0g [18 Jan 2012]:
  251       o Fix for DTLS DoS issue CVE-2012-0050
  253   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.0e and OpenSSL 1.0.0f [4 Jan 2012]:
  255       o Fix for DTLS plaintext recovery attack CVE-2011-4108
  256       o Clear block padding bytes of SSL 3.0 records CVE-2011-4576
  257       o Only allow one SGC handshake restart for SSL/TLS CVE-2011-4619
  258       o Check parameters are not NULL in GOST ENGINE CVE-2012-0027
  259       o Check for malformed RFC3779 data CVE-2011-4577
  261   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.0d and OpenSSL 1.0.0e [6 Sep 2011]:
  263       o Fix for CRL vulnerability issue CVE-2011-3207
  264       o Fix for ECDH crashes CVE-2011-3210
  265       o Protection against EC timing attacks.
  266       o Support ECDH ciphersuites for certificates using SHA2 algorithms.
  267       o Various DTLS fixes.
  269   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.0c and OpenSSL 1.0.0d [8 Feb 2011]:
  271       o Fix for security issue CVE-2011-0014
  273   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.0b and OpenSSL 1.0.0c [2 Dec 2010]:
  275       o Fix for security issue CVE-2010-4180
  276       o Fix for CVE-2010-4252
  277       o Fix mishandling of absent EC point format extension.
  278       o Fix various platform compilation issues.
  279       o Corrected fix for security issue CVE-2010-3864.
  281   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.0a and OpenSSL 1.0.0b [16 Nov 2010]:
  283       o Fix for security issue CVE-2010-3864.
  284       o Fix for CVE-2010-2939
  285       o Fix WIN32 build system for GOST ENGINE.
  287   Major changes between OpenSSL 1.0.0 and OpenSSL 1.0.0a [1 Jun 2010]:
  289       o Fix for security issue CVE-2010-1633.
  290       o GOST MAC and CFB fixes.
  292   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.8n and OpenSSL 1.0.0 [29 Mar 2010]:
  294       o RFC3280 path validation: sufficient to process PKITS tests.
  295       o Integrated support for PVK files and keyblobs.
  296       o Change default private key format to PKCS#8.
  297       o CMS support: able to process all examples in RFC4134
  298       o Streaming ASN1 encode support for PKCS#7 and CMS.
  299       o Multiple signer and signer add support for PKCS#7 and CMS.
  300       o ASN1 printing support.
  301       o Whirlpool hash algorithm added.
  302       o RFC3161 time stamp support.
  303       o New generalised public key API supporting ENGINE based algorithms.
  304       o New generalised public key API utilities.
  305       o New ENGINE supporting GOST algorithms.
  306       o SSL/TLS GOST ciphersuite support.
  307       o PKCS#7 and CMS GOST support.
  308       o RFC4279 PSK ciphersuite support.
  309       o Supported points format extension for ECC ciphersuites.
  310       o ecdsa-with-SHA224/256/384/512 signature types.
  311       o dsa-with-SHA224 and dsa-with-SHA256 signature types.
  312       o Opaque PRF Input TLS extension support.
  313       o Updated time routines to avoid OS limitations.
  315   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.8m and OpenSSL 0.9.8n [24 Mar 2010]:
  317       o CFB cipher definition fixes.
  318       o Fix security issues CVE-2010-0740 and CVE-2010-0433.
  320   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.8l and OpenSSL 0.9.8m [25 Feb 2010]:
  322       o Cipher definition fixes.
  323       o Workaround for slow RAND_poll() on some WIN32 versions.
  324       o Remove MD2 from algorithm tables.
  325       o SPKAC handling fixes.
  326       o Support for RFC5746 TLS renegotiation extension.
  327       o Compression memory leak fixed.
  328       o Compression session resumption fixed.
  329       o Ticket and SNI coexistence fixes.
  330       o Many fixes to DTLS handling. 
  332   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.8k and OpenSSL 0.9.8l [5 Nov 2009]:
  334       o Temporary work around for CVE-2009-3555: disable renegotiation.
  336   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.8j and OpenSSL 0.9.8k [25 Mar 2009]:
  338       o Fix various build issues.
  339       o Fix security issues (CVE-2009-0590, CVE-2009-0591, CVE-2009-0789)
  341   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.8i and OpenSSL 0.9.8j [7 Jan 2009]:
  343       o Fix security issue (CVE-2008-5077)
  344       o Merge FIPS 140-2 branch code.
  346   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.8g and OpenSSL 0.9.8h [28 May 2008]:
  348       o CryptoAPI ENGINE support.
  349       o Various precautionary measures.
  350       o Fix for bugs affecting certificate request creation.
  351       o Support for local machine keyset attribute in PKCS#12 files.
  353   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.8f and OpenSSL 0.9.8g [19 Oct 2007]:
  355       o Backport of CMS functionality to 0.9.8.
  356       o Fixes for bugs introduced with 0.9.8f.
  358   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.8e and OpenSSL 0.9.8f [11 Oct 2007]:
  360       o Add gcc 4.2 support.
  361       o Add support for AES and SSE2 assembly lanugauge optimization
  362         for VC++ build.
  363       o Support for RFC4507bis and server name extensions if explicitly 
  364         selected at compile time.
  365       o DTLS improvements.
  366       o RFC4507bis support.
  367       o TLS Extensions support.
  369   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.8d and OpenSSL 0.9.8e [23 Feb 2007]:
  371       o Various ciphersuite selection fixes.
  372       o RFC3779 support.
  374   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.8c and OpenSSL 0.9.8d [28 Sep 2006]:
  376       o Introduce limits to prevent malicious key DoS  (CVE-2006-2940)
  377       o Fix security issues (CVE-2006-2937, CVE-2006-3737, CVE-2006-4343)
  378       o Changes to ciphersuite selection algorithm
  380   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.8b and OpenSSL 0.9.8c [5 Sep 2006]:
  382       o Fix Daniel Bleichenbacher forged signature attack, CVE-2006-4339
  383       o New cipher Camellia
  385   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.8a and OpenSSL 0.9.8b [4 May 2006]:
  387       o Cipher string fixes.
  388       o Fixes for VC++ 2005.
  389       o Updated ECC cipher suite support.
  390       o New functions EVP_CIPHER_CTX_new() and EVP_CIPHER_CTX_free().
  391       o Zlib compression usage fixes.
  392       o Built in dynamic engine compilation support on Win32.
  393       o Fixes auto dynamic engine loading in Win32.
  395   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.8 and OpenSSL 0.9.8a [11 Oct 2005]:
  397       o Fix potential SSL 2.0 rollback, CVE-2005-2969
  398       o Extended Windows CE support
  400   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.7g and OpenSSL 0.9.8 [5 Jul 2005]:
  402       o Major work on the BIGNUM library for higher efficiency and to
  403         make operations more streamlined and less contradictory.  This
  404         is the result of a major audit of the BIGNUM library.
  405       o Addition of BIGNUM functions for fields GF(2^m) and NIST
  406         curves, to support the Elliptic Crypto functions.
  407       o Major work on Elliptic Crypto; ECDH and ECDSA added, including
  408         the use through EVP, X509 and ENGINE.
  409       o New ASN.1 mini-compiler that's usable through the OpenSSL
  410         configuration file.
  411       o Added support for ASN.1 indefinite length constructed encoding.
  412       o New PKCS#12 'medium level' API to manipulate PKCS#12 files.
  413       o Complete rework of shared library construction and linking
  414         programs with shared or static libraries, through a separate
  415         Makefile.shared.
  416       o Rework of the passing of parameters from one Makefile to another.
  417       o Changed ENGINE framework to load dynamic engine modules
  418         automatically from specifically given directories.
  419       o New structure and ASN.1 functions for CertificatePair.
  420       o Changed the ZLIB compression method to be stateful.
  421       o Changed the key-generation and primality testing "progress"
  422         mechanism to take a structure that contains the ticker
  423         function and an argument.
  424       o New engine module: GMP (performs private key exponentiation).
  425       o New engine module: VIA PadLOck ACE extension in VIA C3
  426         Nehemiah processors.
  427       o Added support for IPv6 addresses in certificate extensions.
  428         See RFC 1884, section 2.2.
  429       o Added support for certificate policy mappings, policy
  430         constraints and name constraints.
  431       o Added support for multi-valued AVAs in the OpenSSL
  432         configuration file.
  433       o Added support for multiple certificates with the same subject
  434         in the 'openssl ca' index file.
  435       o Make it possible to create self-signed certificates using
  436         'openssl ca -selfsign'.
  437       o Make it possible to generate a serial number file with
  438         'openssl ca -create_serial'.
  439       o New binary search functions with extended functionality.
  440       o New BUF functions.
  441       o New STORE structure and library to provide an interface to all
  442         sorts of data repositories.  Supports storage of public and
  443         private keys, certificates, CRLs, numbers and arbitrary blobs.
  444 	This library is unfortunately unfinished and unused withing
  445 	OpenSSL.
  446       o New control functions for the error stack.
  447       o Changed the PKCS#7 library to support one-pass S/MIME
  448         processing.
  449       o Added the possibility to compile without old deprecated
  450         functionality with the OPENSSL_NO_DEPRECATED macro or the
  451         'no-deprecated' argument to the config and Configure scripts.
  452       o Constification of all ASN.1 conversion functions, and other
  453         affected functions.
  454       o Improved platform support for PowerPC.
  455       o New FIPS 180-2 algorithms (SHA-224, -256, -384 and -512).
  456       o New X509_VERIFY_PARAM structure to support parametrisation
  457         of X.509 path validation.
  458       o Major overhaul of RC4 performance on Intel P4, IA-64 and
  459         AMD64.
  460       o Changed the Configure script to have some algorithms disabled
  461         by default.  Those can be explicitely enabled with the new
  462         argument form 'enable-xxx'.
  463       o Change the default digest in 'openssl' commands from MD5 to
  464         SHA-1.
  465       o Added support for DTLS.
  466       o New BIGNUM blinding.
  467       o Added support for the RSA-PSS encryption scheme
  468       o Added support for the RSA X.931 padding.
  469       o Added support for BSD sockets on NetWare.
  470       o Added support for files larger than 2GB.
  471       o Added initial support for Win64.
  472       o Added alternate pkg-config files.
  474   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.7l and OpenSSL 0.9.7m [23 Feb 2007]:
  476       o FIPS 1.1.1 module linking.
  477       o Various ciphersuite selection fixes.
  479   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.7k and OpenSSL 0.9.7l [28 Sep 2006]:
  481       o Introduce limits to prevent malicious key DoS  (CVE-2006-2940)
  482       o Fix security issues (CVE-2006-2937, CVE-2006-3737, CVE-2006-4343)
  484   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.7j and OpenSSL 0.9.7k [5 Sep 2006]:
  486       o Fix Daniel Bleichenbacher forged signature attack, CVE-2006-4339
  488   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.7i and OpenSSL 0.9.7j [4 May 2006]:
  490       o Visual C++ 2005 fixes.
  491       o Update Windows build system for FIPS.
  493   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.7h and OpenSSL 0.9.7i [14 Oct 2005]:
  495       o Give EVP_MAX_MD_SIZE it's old value, except for a FIPS build.
  497   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.7g and OpenSSL 0.9.7h [11 Oct 2005]:
  499       o Fix SSL 2.0 Rollback, CVE-2005-2969
  500       o Allow use of fixed-length exponent on DSA signing
  501       o Default fixed-window RSA, DSA, DH private-key operations
  503   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.7f and OpenSSL 0.9.7g [11 Apr 2005]:
  505       o More compilation issues fixed.
  506       o Adaptation to more modern Kerberos API.
  507       o Enhanced or corrected configuration for Solaris64, Mingw and Cygwin.
  508       o Enhanced x86_64 assembler BIGNUM module.
  509       o More constification.
  510       o Added processing of proxy certificates (RFC 3820).
  512   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.7e and OpenSSL 0.9.7f [22 Mar 2005]:
  514       o Several compilation issues fixed.
  515       o Many memory allocation failure checks added.
  516       o Improved comparison of X509 Name type.
  517       o Mandatory basic checks on certificates.
  518       o Performance improvements.
  520   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.7d and OpenSSL 0.9.7e [25 Oct 2004]:
  522       o Fix race condition in CRL checking code.
  523       o Fixes to PKCS#7 (S/MIME) code.
  525   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.7c and OpenSSL 0.9.7d [17 Mar 2004]:
  527       o Security: Fix Kerberos ciphersuite SSL/TLS handshaking bug
  528       o Security: Fix null-pointer assignment in do_change_cipher_spec()
  529       o Allow multiple active certificates with same subject in CA index
  530       o Multiple X509 verification fixes
  531       o Speed up HMAC and other operations
  533   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.7b and OpenSSL 0.9.7c [30 Sep 2003]:
  535       o Security: fix various ASN1 parsing bugs.
  536       o New -ignore_err option to OCSP utility.
  537       o Various interop and bug fixes in S/MIME code.
  538       o SSL/TLS protocol fix for unrequested client certificates.
  540   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.7a and OpenSSL 0.9.7b [10 Apr 2003]:
  542       o Security: counter the Klima-Pokorny-Rosa extension of
  543         Bleichbacher's attack 
  544       o Security: make RSA blinding default.
  545       o Configuration: Irix fixes, AIX fixes, better mingw support.
  546       o Support for new platforms: linux-ia64-ecc.
  547       o Build: shared library support fixes.
  548       o ASN.1: treat domainComponent correctly.
  549       o Documentation: fixes and additions.
  551   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.7 and OpenSSL 0.9.7a [19 Feb 2003]:
  553       o Security: Important security related bugfixes.
  554       o Enhanced compatibility with MIT Kerberos.
  555       o Can be built without the ENGINE framework.
  556       o IA32 assembler enhancements.
  557       o Support for new platforms: FreeBSD/IA64 and FreeBSD/Sparc64.
  558       o Configuration: the no-err option now works properly.
  559       o SSL/TLS: now handles manual certificate chain building.
  560       o SSL/TLS: certain session ID malfunctions corrected.
  562   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.6 and OpenSSL 0.9.7 [30 Dec 2002]:
  564       o New library section OCSP.
  565       o Complete rewrite of ASN1 code.
  566       o CRL checking in verify code and openssl utility.
  567       o Extension copying in 'ca' utility.
  568       o Flexible display options in 'ca' utility.
  569       o Provisional support for international characters with UTF8.
  570       o Support for external crypto devices ('engine') is no longer
  571         a separate distribution.
  572       o New elliptic curve library section.
  573       o New AES (Rijndael) library section.
  574       o Support for new platforms: Windows CE, Tandem OSS, A/UX, AIX 64-bit,
  575         Linux x86_64, Linux 64-bit on Sparc v9
  576       o Extended support for some platforms: VxWorks
  577       o Enhanced support for shared libraries.
  578       o Now only builds PIC code when shared library support is requested.
  579       o Support for pkg-config.
  580       o Lots of new manuals.
  581       o Makes symbolic links to or copies of manuals to cover all described
  582         functions.
  583       o Change DES API to clean up the namespace (some applications link also
  584         against libdes providing similar functions having the same name).
  585         Provide macros for backward compatibility (will be removed in the
  586         future).
  587       o Unify handling of cryptographic algorithms (software and engine)
  588         to be available via EVP routines for asymmetric and symmetric ciphers.
  589       o NCONF: new configuration handling routines.
  590       o Change API to use more 'const' modifiers to improve error checking
  591         and help optimizers.
  592       o Finally remove references to RSAref.
  593       o Reworked parts of the BIGNUM code.
  594       o Support for new engines: Broadcom ubsec, Accelerated Encryption
  595         Processing, IBM 4758.
  596       o A few new engines added in the demos area.
  597       o Extended and corrected OID (object identifier) table.
  598       o PRNG: query at more locations for a random device, automatic query for
  599         EGD style random sources at several locations.
  600       o SSL/TLS: allow optional cipher choice according to server's preference.
  601       o SSL/TLS: allow server to explicitly set new session ids.
  602       o SSL/TLS: support Kerberos cipher suites (RFC2712).
  603 	Only supports MIT Kerberos for now.
  604       o SSL/TLS: allow more precise control of renegotiations and sessions.
  605       o SSL/TLS: add callback to retrieve SSL/TLS messages.
  606       o SSL/TLS: support AES cipher suites (RFC3268).
  608   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.6j and OpenSSL 0.9.6k [30 Sep 2003]:
  610       o Security: fix various ASN1 parsing bugs.
  611       o SSL/TLS protocol fix for unrequested client certificates.
  613   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.6i and OpenSSL 0.9.6j [10 Apr 2003]:
  615       o Security: counter the Klima-Pokorny-Rosa extension of
  616         Bleichbacher's attack 
  617       o Security: make RSA blinding default.
  618       o Build: shared library support fixes.
  620   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.6h and OpenSSL 0.9.6i [19 Feb 2003]:
  622       o Important security related bugfixes.
  624   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.6g and OpenSSL 0.9.6h [5 Dec 2002]:
  626       o New configuration targets for Tandem OSS and A/UX.
  627       o New OIDs for Microsoft attributes.
  628       o Better handling of SSL session caching.
  629       o Better comparison of distinguished names.
  630       o Better handling of shared libraries in a mixed GNU/non-GNU environment.
  631       o Support assembler code with Borland C.
  632       o Fixes for length problems.
  633       o Fixes for uninitialised variables.
  634       o Fixes for memory leaks, some unusual crashes and some race conditions.
  635       o Fixes for smaller building problems.
  636       o Updates of manuals, FAQ and other instructive documents.
  638   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.6f and OpenSSL 0.9.6g [9 Aug 2002]:
  640       o Important building fixes on Unix.
  642   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.6e and OpenSSL 0.9.6f [8 Aug 2002]:
  644       o Various important bugfixes.
  646   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.6d and OpenSSL 0.9.6e [30 Jul 2002]:
  648       o Important security related bugfixes.
  649       o Various SSL/TLS library bugfixes.
  651   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.6c and OpenSSL 0.9.6d [9 May 2002]:
  653       o Various SSL/TLS library bugfixes.
  654       o Fix DH parameter generation for 'non-standard' generators.
  656   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.6b and OpenSSL 0.9.6c [21 Dec 2001]:
  658       o Various SSL/TLS library bugfixes.
  659       o BIGNUM library fixes.
  660       o RSA OAEP and random number generation fixes.
  661       o Object identifiers corrected and added.
  662       o Add assembler BN routines for IA64.
  663       o Add support for OS/390 Unix, UnixWare with gcc, OpenUNIX 8,
  664         MIPS Linux; shared library support for Irix, HP-UX.
  665       o Add crypto accelerator support for AEP, Baltimore SureWare,
  666         Broadcom and Cryptographic Appliance's keyserver
  667         [in 0.9.6c-engine release].
  669   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.6a and OpenSSL 0.9.6b [9 Jul 2001]:
  671       o Security fix: PRNG improvements.
  672       o Security fix: RSA OAEP check.
  673       o Security fix: Reinsert and fix countermeasure to Bleichbacher's
  674         attack.
  675       o MIPS bug fix in BIGNUM.
  676       o Bug fix in "openssl enc".
  677       o Bug fix in X.509 printing routine.
  678       o Bug fix in DSA verification routine and DSA S/MIME verification.
  679       o Bug fix to make PRNG thread-safe.
  680       o Bug fix in RAND_file_name().
  681       o Bug fix in compatibility mode trust settings.
  682       o Bug fix in blowfish EVP.
  683       o Increase default size for BIO buffering filter.
  684       o Compatibility fixes in some scripts.
  686   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.6 and OpenSSL 0.9.6a [5 Apr 2001]:
  688       o Security fix: change behavior of OpenSSL to avoid using
  689         environment variables when running as root.
  690       o Security fix: check the result of RSA-CRT to reduce the
  691         possibility of deducing the private key from an incorrectly
  692         calculated signature.
  693       o Security fix: prevent Bleichenbacher's DSA attack.
  694       o Security fix: Zero the premaster secret after deriving the
  695         master secret in DH ciphersuites.
  696       o Reimplement SSL_peek(), which had various problems.
  697       o Compatibility fix: the function des_encrypt() renamed to
  698         des_encrypt1() to avoid clashes with some Unixen libc.
  699       o Bug fixes for Win32, HP/UX and Irix.
  700       o Bug fixes in BIGNUM, SSL, PKCS#7, PKCS#12, X.509, CONF and
  701         memory checking routines.
  702       o Bug fixes for RSA operations in threaded environments.
  703       o Bug fixes in misc. openssl applications.
  704       o Remove a few potential memory leaks.
  705       o Add tighter checks of BIGNUM routines.
  706       o Shared library support has been reworked for generality.
  707       o More documentation.
  708       o New function BN_rand_range().
  709       o Add "-rand" option to openssl s_client and s_server.
  711   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.5a and OpenSSL 0.9.6 [10 Oct 2000]:
  713       o Some documentation for BIO and SSL libraries.
  714       o Enhanced chain verification using key identifiers.
  715       o New sign and verify options to 'dgst' application.
  716       o Support for DER and PEM encoded messages in 'smime' application.
  717       o New 'rsautl' application, low level RSA utility.
  718       o MD4 now included.
  719       o Bugfix for SSL rollback padding check.
  720       o Support for external crypto devices [1].
  721       o Enhanced EVP interface.
  723     [1] The support for external crypto devices is currently a separate
  724         distribution.  See the file README.ENGINE.
  726   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.5 and OpenSSL 0.9.5a [1 Apr 2000]:
  728       o Bug fixes for Win32, SuSE Linux, NeXTSTEP and FreeBSD 2.2.8 
  729       o Shared library support for HPUX and Solaris-gcc
  730       o Support of Linux/IA64
  731       o Assembler support for Mingw32
  732       o New 'rand' application
  733       o New way to check for existence of algorithms from scripts
  735   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.4 and OpenSSL 0.9.5 [25 May 2000]:
  737       o S/MIME support in new 'smime' command
  738       o Documentation for the OpenSSL command line application
  739       o Automation of 'req' application
  740       o Fixes to make s_client, s_server work under Windows
  741       o Support for multiple fieldnames in SPKACs
  742       o New SPKAC command line utilty and associated library functions
  743       o Options to allow passwords to be obtained from various sources
  744       o New public key PEM format and options to handle it
  745       o Many other fixes and enhancements to command line utilities
  746       o Usable certificate chain verification
  747       o Certificate purpose checking
  748       o Certificate trust settings
  749       o Support of authority information access extension
  750       o Extensions in certificate requests
  751       o Simplified X509 name and attribute routines
  752       o Initial (incomplete) support for international character sets
  753       o New DH_METHOD, DSA_METHOD and enhanced RSA_METHOD
  754       o Read only memory BIOs and simplified creation function
  755       o TLS/SSL protocol bugfixes: Accept TLS 'client hello' in SSL 3.0
  756         record; allow fragmentation and interleaving of handshake and other
  757         data
  758       o TLS/SSL code now "tolerates" MS SGC
  759       o Work around for Netscape client certificate hang bug
  760       o RSA_NULL option that removes RSA patent code but keeps other
  761         RSA functionality
  762       o Memory leak detection now allows applications to add extra information
  763         via a per-thread stack
  764       o PRNG robustness improved
  765       o EGD support
  766       o BIGNUM library bug fixes
  767       o Faster DSA parameter generation
  768       o Enhanced support for Alpha Linux
  769       o Experimental MacOS support
  771   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.3 and OpenSSL 0.9.4 [9 Aug 1999]:
  773       o Transparent support for PKCS#8 format private keys: these are used
  774         by several software packages and are more secure than the standard
  775         form
  776       o PKCS#5 v2.0 implementation
  777       o Password callbacks have a new void * argument for application data
  778       o Avoid various memory leaks
  779       o New pipe-like BIO that allows using the SSL library when actual I/O
  780         must be handled by the application (BIO pair)
  782   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.2b and OpenSSL 0.9.3 [24 May 1999]:
  783       o Lots of enhancements and cleanups to the Configuration mechanism
  784       o RSA OEAP related fixes
  785       o Added `openssl ca -revoke' option for revoking a certificate
  786       o Source cleanups: const correctness, type-safe stacks and ASN.1 SETs
  787       o Source tree cleanups: removed lots of obsolete files
  788       o Thawte SXNet, certificate policies and CRL distribution points
  789         extension support
  790       o Preliminary (experimental) S/MIME support
  791       o Support for ASN.1 UTF8String and VisibleString
  792       o Full integration of PKCS#12 code
  793       o Sparc assembler bignum implementation, optimized hash functions
  794       o Option to disable selected ciphers
  796   Major changes between OpenSSL 0.9.1c and OpenSSL 0.9.2b [22 Mar 1999]:
  797       o Fixed a security hole related to session resumption
  798       o Fixed RSA encryption routines for the p < q case
  799       o "ALL" in cipher lists now means "everything except NULL ciphers"
  800       o Support for Triple-DES CBCM cipher
  801       o Support of Optimal Asymmetric Encryption Padding (OAEP) for RSA
  802       o First support for new TLSv1 ciphers
  803       o Added a few new BIOs (syslog BIO, reliable BIO)
  804       o Extended support for DSA certificate/keys.
  805       o Extended support for Certificate Signing Requests (CSR)
  806       o Initial support for X.509v3 extensions
  807       o Extended support for compression inside the SSL record layer
  808       o Overhauled Win32 builds
  809       o Cleanups and fixes to the Big Number (BN) library
  810       o Support for ASN.1 GeneralizedTime
  811       o Splitted ASN.1 SETs from SEQUENCEs
  812       o ASN1 and PEM support for Netscape Certificate Sequences
  813       o Overhauled Perl interface
  814       o Lots of source tree cleanups.
  815       o Lots of memory leak fixes.
  816       o Lots of bug fixes.
  818   Major changes between SSLeay 0.9.0b and OpenSSL 0.9.1c [23 Dec 1998]:
  819       o Integration of the popular NO_RSA/NO_DSA patches
  820       o Initial support for compression inside the SSL record layer
  821       o Added BIO proxy and filtering functionality
  822       o Extended Big Number (BN) library
  823       o Added RIPE MD160 message digest
  824       o Addeed support for RC2/64bit cipher
  825       o Extended ASN.1 parser routines
  826       o Adjustations of the source tree for CVS
  827       o Support for various new platforms