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openssl updated to 3.0.8

February 24, 2023 — BarryK

Jon (scsijon in the forum) posted a warning about security vulnerabilities in 'openssl' and the need to update to version 3.0.8 (or 1.1.1t):

As I compile every package in OpenEmbedded, and the recipe for 'openssl' is rather complicated, I had to wait until the OE devs have updated. Within the last few days, they have:

I downloaded the 3.0.8 recipe and compiled the package. Commits:

Note, there have been some other package compiles in OE recently; xf86-video-s3virge, xf86-video-trident, xvidtune.

See the commits:

...yes, want Easy to work well on old PCs with ancient video cards!   

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