Forthcoming OpenSSL release

Sam Roberts vieuxtech at
Wed Mar 11 17:42:13 UTC 2020

Will it include ONLY the CVE fix, or will it include other fixes, such
as to the getrandom() call on some archs?

        commit 4dcb150ea30f9bbfa7946e6b39c30a86aca5ed02
        Author: Kurt Roeckx <kurt at>
        Date:   Sat Sep 28 14:59:32 2019 +0200

          Add defines for __NR_getrandom for all Linux architectures


          Reviewed-by: Bernd Edlinger <bernd.edlinger at>

See for background.

On Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 8:53 AM Matt Caswell <matt at> wrote:
> The OpenSSL project team would like to announce the forthcoming release
> of OpenSSL version 1.1.1e.
> This release will be made available on Tuesday 17th March 2020 between
> 1300-1700 UTC. This will contain one LOW severity fix for CVE-2019-1551
> previously announced here:
> Please see the following page for further details of severity levels:
> Yours
> The OpenSSL Project Team

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