[CentOS] openssl Security Update for CentOS 6.7 ETA

Wed May 11 16:44:30 UTC 2016
Patrick Rael <prael at lumeta.com>

On 05/11/2016 09:45 AM, Steve Snyder wrote:
> On Wednesday, May 11, 2016 11:20am, "Patrick Rael" <prael at lumeta.com> said:
>> Hi,
>>          Is there an ETA on the openssl security update (CVE-2016-0799) for
>> CentOS 6.7?    I saw the openssl update for CentOS 7 on 5/9, eagerly
>> awaiting
>> the same for 6.7.
>> Thanks!
> Looks like Red Hat pushed it to RHEL v6.8, released yesterday.  Unless CentOS does a special back-port we'll have to wait for CentOS v6.8 to get the OpenSSL update.
Is there an ETA on CentOS v6.8?    Days? Weeks? Months? (years?)
I just need to predict when CVE-2016-0799 will be fixed for CentOS 6.7.
I thought security updates would be available on 6.7 for many more years.

Best regards!

Patrick Rael
Contractor, Lumeta Corporation
Network Situational Awareness
Phone: 703-298-3276