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Open Source has comparable security as well as faster remediation times and fewer potential backdoors than commercial or outsourced applications.

See the excellent blog post by Katie Serignese here:  http://www.sdtimes.com/blog/post/2010/03/04/The-state-of-software-security.aspx.

Get the report from Veracode here:  https://www.veracode.com/sites/default/files/Resources/Reports/state-of-software-security-volume-2-executive-summary-report.pdf.  Registration is not required to download the report.  The detailed report is an excellent document.

Windows Kernel Mode compatibility for wolfSSL

We`re considering adding Windows Kernel compatibility to wolfSSL. This means that our embedded SSL library would run in Kernel mode and use either TDI or WinSocK Kernel. We`re not sure at this point whether we should use TDI or WinSocK Kernel. The advantage of this project may include performance enhancement for device driver implementers that want SSL security. Frankly speaking, we`re not sure if there will be other advantages and would love feedback on the general usefulness of this idea. Do Kernel developers want an SSL library? Please comment!

wolfSSL Release 1.5.0

A new release of wolfSSL embedded SSL library is now available for download.

Release 1.5.0 contains bug fixes, support for the GoAhead web server, sniffer support, and swig interface support for Python, Java, Perl, and others. Please see the README for more details. Public announcement is at PrWeb

yaSSL Release 1.9.9

A new release of yaSSL is now available for download.

Release 1.9.9 contains bug fixes, a potential security problem fix for a buffer overflow possibility in certificate name processing, and removal of assert()s.

wolfSSL Embedded SSL Release 1.3.0

A new release of the wolfSSL embedded SSL library is now available for download.
Release 1.3.0 contains bug fixes, a potential security problem fix, better support for porting, removal of assert()s, and a complete port to the THREADX operating system.
yaSSL/CaySSL have no renegotiaton vulnerability

yaSSL/wolfSSL have no renegotiaton vulnerability

Hi! We`ve been getting a number of questions about the high profile vulnerabilities in OpenSSL, GnuTLS, NSS and mod_ssl.
This vulnerability is based on a potentially insecure SSL early feature that yaSSL chose to never support in the first place. As such, yaSSL/wolfSSL was never insecure.

More details on the issue can be found below: From CVE

“The TLS protocol, and the SSL protocol 3.0 and possibly earlier, as used in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0, mod_ssl in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.14 and earlier, OpenSSL before 0.9.8l, GnuTLS 2.8.5 and earlier, Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) 3.12.4 and earlier, and other products, does not properly associate renegotiation handshakes with an existing connection, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to insert data into HTTPS sessions, and possibly other types of sessions protected by TLS or SSL, by sending an unauthenticated request that is processed retroactively by a server in a post-renegotiation context, related to a “plaintext injection” attack, aka the “Project Mogul” issue.”

yaSSL Embedded SSL Release 1.2.0

The wolfSSL embedded SSL library Release 1.2.0 is now available for download.
 
Release 1.2.0 for wolfSSL adds bug fixes and session negotiation when first use is read or write.
 
To get TLS 1.2 support please use the client and server functions:
 
SSL_METHOD *TLSv1_2_server_method(void);
SSL_METHOD *TLSv1_2_client_method(void);
 
The wolfSSL OpenSSL compatibility layer was tested against lighttpd 1.4.23, see the notes in README for build instructions. See the download page for a linux build of Lighty built with wolfSSL.  Let us know if you have any problems building wolfSSL with Lighty or if you need help building the wolfSSL/Lighty combination on another operating environment at info@yassl.com.

yaSSL Release 1.9.8

The yaSSL SSL library Release 1.9.8 is now available for download.
 
Release 1.9.8 for yaSSL adds bug fixes and support for the new stream ciphers Rabbit and HC-128.  We expect that these new stream ciphers will be especially useful to users that are encrypting streaming media like voice (VoIP) or video.

wolfSSL Release 1.1.0

The wolfSSL embedded SSL library Release 1.1.0 is now available for download.
 
Release 1.1.0 for wolfSSL adds bug fixes, a check against malicious session cache use, support for lighttpd, and TLS 1.2.
 
To get TLS 1.2 support please use the client and server functions:
 
SSL_METHOD *TLSv1_2_server_method(void);
SSL_METHOD *TLSv1_2_client_method(void);
 
The wolfSSL OpenSSL compatibility layer was tested against lighttpd 1.4.23, See the notes in README for build instructions. See the download page for a build of Lighty built with wolfSSL.  Let us know if you have any problems building wolfSSL with Lighty or if you need help building the wolfSSL/Lighty combination on another operating environment at info@yassl.com.

CyaSSL Embedded SSL Release 1.0.3

The CyaSSL embedded SSL library Release 1.0.3 is now available for download. Release 1.0.3 for CyaSSL adds bug fixes and improves OpenSSL compatibility support.  We believe that the CyaSSL now supports the bulk of the functions required to port applications over from OpenSSL.

Release 1.0.3 includes an alpha release of DTLS (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datagram_Transport_Layer_Security) for both clients and servers. This is only for testing purposes at this time. Rebroadcast and reordering aren’t fully implemented at this time but will be for the next release.

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