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Overview of OpenSSL versions in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

This document (7024362) is provided subject to the disclaimer at the end of this document.

Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 Service Pack 1 (SLES 12 SP1)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 (SLES 15)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 5 (SLES 12 SP5)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 4 (SLES 12 SP4)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 3 (SLES 12 SP3)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 2 (SLES 12 SP2)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 1 (SLES 12 SP1)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 4 (SLES 11 SP4)

Situation

There are different versions of the OpenSSL command line tool and library in the various SUSE Linux Enterprise versions.

Resolution

The following table provides an overview of the versions.
SLE version
Default OpenSSL
cmd line tool
Default OpenSSL
library
Optional OpenSSL
library
Remarks
11 SP4
0.9.8
0.9.8
1.0.1 (Security Module)

12 SP1
1.0.1
1.0.1
None

12 SP2
1.0.2
1.0.2None

12 SP3
1.0.21.0.2None

12 SP4
1.0.21.0.21.1.1

12 SP5
1.0.21.0.21.1.1

15
1.1.0
1.1.0
1.0.2 (Module Legacy)
EOL of 1.0.2 is 2021-07-30 (*)
15 SP1
1.1.0
1.1.0
1.0.2 (Module Legacy)EOL of 1.0.2 is 2021-07-30 (*)
15 SP2 (not yet released)
1.1.1
1.1.1
1.0.2 (Module Legacy)EOL of 1.0.2 is 2021-07-30 (*)

(*) The packages in Module Legacy are supported for three years after launch of the major product version (SLE 15).

Additional Information

The support end date for a package in SLE can be established with the 'zypper lifecycle' command.
Example :
15sp1:~ # rpm -q libopenssl1_0_0
libopenssl1_0_0-1.0.2p-3.22.1.x86_64
15sp1:~ # zypper lifecycle libopenssl1_0_0

Package end of support:
libopenssl1_0_0                          2021-07-30

Disclaimer

This Support Knowledgebase provides a valuable tool for NetIQ/Novell/SUSE customers and parties interested in our products and solutions to acquire information, ideas and learn from one another. Materials are provided for informational, personal or non-commercial use within your organization and are presented "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.

  • Document ID:7024362
  • Creation Date:09-JAN-20
  • Modified Date:09-JAN-20
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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