Package: openssl (0.9.8k-7ubuntu8.15) [security]
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Original Maintainers (usually from Debian):
- Debian OpenSSL Team (Mail Archive)
- Christoph Martin
- Kurt Roeckx
It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.
Secure Socket Layer (SSL) binary and related cryptographic tools
This package contains the openssl binary and related tools.
It is part of the OpenSSL implementation of SSL.
You need it to perform certain cryptographic actions like:
- Creation of RSA, DH and DSA key parameters; - Creation of X.509 certificates, CSRs and CRLs; - Calculation of message digests; - Encryption and decryption with ciphers; - SSL/TLS client and server tests; - Handling of S/MIME signed or encrypted mail.
Other Packages Related to openssl
- dep: libssl0.9.8 (>= 0.9.8k-1)
- SSL shared libraries
- dep: zlib1g (>= 1:1.1.4)
- compression library - runtime