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Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2015 03:16:56 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Fwd: [openssl-announce] Forthcoming OpenSSL releases

On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 03:00:05AM +0300, Solar Designer wrote:
> I think the limited public info on this should be in here ASAP, hence
> the forward.  Another bit of public info so far is, off Twitter:
> <@solardiz> @joshbressers @hanno @iamamoose Maybe the posting could be worded better, if the "high" severity vuln affects only some of the versions.
> <@iamamoose> @solardiz @joshbressers @hanno right, the new High is 1.0.2 only, other versions new issues just Moderate and Low

I think I need to clarify: @iamamoose is Mark J. Cox of OpenSSL core team:

TTYtter> /whois iamamoose

Mark J Cox (iamamoose) (f:171/498) (u:713) 
"product security guy (Red Hat, OpenSSL, ASF), hardware hacker"

So this tweet about the "high" severity issue being 1.0.2 only is

> ----- Forwarded message from Matt Caswell <> -----
> Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2015 19:05:31 +0000
> From: Matt Caswell <>
> To:,, 
> Subject: [openssl-announce] Forthcoming OpenSSL releases
> Hash: SHA1
> Forthcoming OpenSSL releases
> ============================
> The OpenSSL project team would like to announce the forthcoming release
> of OpenSSL versions 1.0.2a, 1.0.1m, 1.0.0r and 0.9.8zf.
> These releases will be made available on 19th March. They will fix a
> number of security defects. The highest severity defect fixed by these
> releases is classified as "high" severity.
> Yours
> The OpenSSL Project Team
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