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Old 10-01-2003, 09:47 PM   #1
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Question Do I need openssl?

I'm not an experienced Linux user.

I have just fired a "apt-get update" and "apt-get dist-upgrade". The only package I got to be update is openssl, but I'm not sure if I really need it. This linux box is simply a file server for windows machines. It is running samba. It is not running Apache, MySQL, etc.

Do I need this openssl? How can I check if I'm using it?
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If the computer is on a network that accesses the internet somewhere, than yes, it would be good to patch it.

OpenSSL> version
Old 10-02-2003, 06:41 AM   #3
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Thanks! I thought openssl was only used when the machine was running apache.. I was wrong.


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