OpenSSL version VERSION published
matt at openssl.org
Thu Jul 29 15:30:46 UTC 2021
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OpenSSL version 3.0 beta 2 released
OpenSSL - The Open Source toolkit for SSL/TLS
OpenSSL 3.0 is currently in beta.
OpenSSL 3.0 beta 2 has now been made available. We anticipate that this
release candidate will be the final beta release and, barring critical
problems, that the final OpenSSL 3.0.0 release will occur in the next one
to two weeks.
Note: This OpenSSL pre-release has been provided for testing ONLY.
It should NOT be used for security critical purposes.
Specific notes on upgrading to OpenSSL 3.0 from previous versions are
available in the OpenSSL Migration Guide, here:
Two items of interest:
* FIPS 140-2 algorithm testing for the operational environments is currently
in progress and OpenSSL 3.0 will be submitted to NIST for validation before
the September 21st dead line.
* Engines are deprecated and will be removed in a future release. The new
provider concept should be used instead.
The beta release is available for download via HTTPS and FTP from the
following master locations (you can find the various FTP mirrors under
The distribution file name is:
SHA1 checksum: 261ea1ad4bbf7738622bea5caa97da0283fc3166
SHA256 checksum: e76ab22879201b12f014393ee4becec7f264d8f6955b1036839128002868df71
The checksums were calculated using the following commands:
openssl sha1 openssl-3.0.0-beta2.tar.gz
openssl sha256 openssl-3.0.0-beta2.tar.gz
Please download and check this beta release as soon as possible.
To report a bug, open an issue on GitHub:
Please check the release notes and mailing lists to avoid duplicate
reports of known issues. (Of course, the source is also available
The OpenSSL Project Team.
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