Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: OpenSSL downlevel version is 1.0.0, and does not support TLS 1.2
The long term support version of Ubuntu 12.04 provides OpenSSL 1.0.0. A wireshark trace shows the version of OpenSSL used by Ubuntu does not support TLS 1.2. According to the change logs, TLS 1.2 support was added 14 March 2012. The change log can be found at http://
$ ldd /usr/lib/
linux-vdso.so.1 => (0x00007fffd9d8
libc.so.6 => /lib/x86_
libdl.so.2 => /lib/x86_
libz.so.1 => /lib/x86_
OpenSSL 1.0.1 is compatible with 1.0.0. From the OpenSSL FAQ (http://
8. How does the versioning scheme work?
After the release of OpenSSL 1.0.0 the versioning scheme changed. Letter releases (e.g. 1.0.1a) can only contain bug and security fixes and no new features. Minor releases change the last number (e.g. 1.0.2) and can contain new features that retain binary compatibility. Changes to the middle number are considered major releases and neither source nor binary compatibility is guaranteed.
By the way, its nearly impossible to file a bug report through the launch pad. The maze that's been created is impossible to navigate, and its worse than one of those phone menu systems. I had to look up the URL to file at http://
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