OpenSSL version 3.0.0 release

Matt Caswell matt at
Thu Sep 19 14:18:02 UTC 2019

On 19/09/2019 14:51, Amit Kliger wrote:
> Hi all,
> I wanted to ask if the plan (mentioned here:
> to release OpenSSL version
> 3.0 and its FIPS 140-2 validated module, before EOY 2019 is progressing as
> expected, or should we expect a delay for that release?

The last public timeline that we communicated on this was:

- Code complete by the end of the year
- Lab testing commences after that
- Hoping to have an OpenSSL 3.0 release early Q2 2020
- FIPS validation of the 3.0 release (i.e. the paperwork) may happen sometime
after that


> As you probably all know, this is especially important for FIPS 140-2
> compliance, as the 1.0.2 branch is currently still the newest branch that
> supports compilation with a compliant FIPS 140-2 module, but this branch will
> stop getting security patches by the end of the year, as far as I understand it.
> Regards,
> Amit
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