Re: FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-05:21.openssl
From: Arne (arne_woerner_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 00:12:35 -0700 (PDT) To: Colin Percival <email@example.com>
--- Colin Percival <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Andrea Venturoli wrote:
> > FreeBSD Security Advisories wrote:
> >> Note that any statically linked applications that are not
> part of the
> >> base system (i.e. from the Ports Collection or other
> 3rd-party sources)
> >> must be recompiled.
> > Ok, is there any way to list installed ports which are
> statically linked
> > against OpenSSL?
> There isn't any particularly good approach, unfortunately. I
> think I'd
> probably use a combination of find(1), file(1), and fgrep(1) to
> find any
> executable files (via find) which are statically linked (using
> file) and
> which contain the string "OpenSSL" (using fgrep).
I would use a combination out of nm(1) and grep(1) instead of
fgrep(1). But I do not now right now, which symbol will always be
contained in a statically linked executable that might use
Btw: Why should the string "OpenSSL" be contained in each and
every executable, that might use OpenSSL?
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