On 16/07/18 11:14, warren d wrote:
Trying to upgrade SLES 11 SP1 to use a certain version of OpenSLL e.g.
Let’s assume I can’t change service pack etc… and need this OpenSSL
version due to security fixes.[/color]
Why can’t you change Service Pack? SLES11 SP1 is now quite old with
SLES11 SP4 so if you’re concerned about security fixes then you really
should upgrade to the latter (you will need to upgrade via each
intermediate SP) or SLES12 SP3/SLES15.
- Firstly download and extract OpenSSL e.g.
tar zxvf openssl-0.9.8za.tar.gz
- Then build and deploy OpenSSL e.g
sudo make install
However this does not replace the original installed version of
How to update the original installed version of OpenSSL?
I have considered either using e.g.
./config <options ...> --openssldir=/usr/local/ssl
As noted here
Or simply replacing *bin *and *lib *with symbolic links to the new
What is the correct/best way to do this?
Thanks in advance…[/color]
Which security vulnerabilities/fixes are you concerned with? Whilst the
version of OpenSSL within a particular release of SLES may appear to be
out-of-date SUSE backport security fixes from later versions of
applications into packaged earlier versions which are then supported by
SUSE. Rolling your own is not supported.
SUSE Knowledge Partner
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