OpenSSL: The Open Source Toolkit for SSL and TLS

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OpenSSL without prompt

I am using following code to generate keys: apt-get -qq -y install openssl; mkdir -p /etc/apache2/ssl; openssl genrsa -des3 -out server.key 1024; openssl req -new -key server.key -out server.csr; cp ...
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Thunderbird: Error: imap.server.com : server does not support RFC 5746, see CVE-2009-3555

I'm getting this error when checking my mail, and I can't download my mail. I recently updated Thundirbird yesterday, but it restarted and was working fine for many hours. I saw this question: How to ...
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How to use ssh-rsa public key to encrypt a text?

So, the scenario is: Given I'm Bob, I want to encrypt some message for Alice. The only public key I have is her ssh-rsa id_rsa.pub like this: ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAABIwAAAQEAyb+...
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Does Heartbleed affect ssh keys?

Does the recent Heartbleed bug affect the ssh keys I've generated and use to push/pull code with Github, Heroku, and other similar sites? Do I need to replace the keys I've been using?
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OpenSSL CSR generation with subject key from stdin

Is it possible to pass in the subject's key from stdin when creating CSRs with OpenSSL? Like in the following (non-working) openssl req -new -key stdin -subj '/C=US/ST=NY/L=Somewhere/...
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Do end users need to do anything about the Heartbleed security bug? What?

I see in the news about the “Heartbleed” security bug. As an end user, do I need to do anything about it?
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SSL (imap) doesn't work from some machines - ssl handshake failure - how to narrow down further?

A few days ago our IMAP SSL (port 993) connections stopped working from our home network two Windows 7 PCs in our home network. Two other PCs, one with Windows XP, one also with Win7 professional ...
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What is NSS error -5961 (PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR)

Can someone enlighten me the meaning of "NSS error -5961 (PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR)"? I am trying to connect to bitbucket.org with "https" protocol but got a refuse from the server. Then, I try to use ...
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Links SSL Error

What version of links does the user called "bytepool" have that he's able to find this workaround? Refer to link below. How to tell `links` to ignore expired SSL certificate and proceed? He writes "...
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Problem in creating multi level certificate chain using OpenSSL

I am creating three level of certificates,viz, Root->A->B . A is signed by root and B is signed by A . The certificates are generated using OpenSSL command line utility for windows. The certificates ...