eGenix is pleased to announce the eGenix pyOpenSSL Distribution 0.13.8 for Python 2.4 - 2.7, with source and binaries for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and now FreeBSD.
The eGenix.com pyOpenSSL Distribution includes everything you need to
get started with SSL in Python. It comes with an easy to use installer
that includes the most recent OpenSSL library versions in pre-compiled
form, making your application independent of OS provided OpenSSL libraries:
Updated the Mozilla CA root bundle to version 2015-02-19
New in OpenSSL
Updated included OpenSSL libraries from OpenSSL 1.0.1k to
1.0.1m. We had skipped OpenSSL 1.0.1l, since the 1.0.1l release only
included a patch for Windows we had already included in our 0.13.7
See https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20150319.txt for a complete list of changes. The following fixes are relevant for pyOpenSSL applications:
CVE-2015-0292:A vulnerability existed in previous versions of OpenSSL
related to the
processing of base64 encoded data. Any code path that reads base64 data
untrusted source could be affected (such as the PEM processing
routines). Already fixed in OpenSSL 1.0.1h, but wasn't listed, so
repeated here for completeness.
CVE-2015-0293:Denial-of-Service (DoS) via reachable assert in SSLv2 servers.
CVE-2015-0209:Use After Free following d2i_ECPrivatekey error.
A malformed EC private key file consumed via the d2i_ECPrivateKey function could
cause a use after free condition.
Please see the product changelog for the full set of changes.
pyOpenSSL / OpenSSL Binaries Included
In addition to providing sources, we make binaries available that include both pyOpenSSL and the necessary OpenSSL libraries for all supported platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and now FreeBSD, for x86 and x64.
To simplify installation, we have uploaded a web installer to PyPI which will automatically choose the right binary for your platform, so a simple
We have also added .egg-file distribution versions of our eGenix.com pyOpenSSL Distribution for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X to the available download options. These make setups using e.g. zc.buildout and other egg-file based installers a lot easier.