[CentOS] Future Releases

Fri Oct 19 21:56:26 UTC 2018
Gianluca Cecchi <gianluca.cecchi at gmail.com>

On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 10:15 PM Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com>

> Yeah, I was kind of hedging my comment that maybe something for 1.3
> would be in the earlier version, but yes, all the TLS 1.3 work was
> focused on openSSL 1.1.1.  I was personally focused on EDDSA support.
> So a number of items have to appear in C6 for it to support TLS 1.3.
> More slowness in TLS 1.3 availability.  Kind of flies in the face of a
> claim made against my HIP protocol which 'requires kernel level changes'
> and thus too hard to deploy.  TLS is an upper layer protocol and changes
> easily roll out.
> Yeah, right.
Keep in mind that first version of RHEL 6 was released 8 years ago and
since May 2017 is in Maintenance Level 2, that means:
Software Enhancements = No
more info here

Coming to the particular question of OpenSSL, originally was released with
1.0.0 in RHEL 6, then rebased to 1.0.1e in 2013 with RH EL 6.5 (but when
still in Full Support phase).
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