How to Install OpenSSL 1.0.2d Version on CentOS 6 / CentOS 7 / RHEL
The OpenSSL package is an open source for effort to develop a security purpose, robust, Open Source toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3), Transport Layer Security (TLS v1.0/v1.1/v1.2) protocol and It's provides cryptographic functionality for the internet to communicate. This is managed by a worldwide community of volunteers.
If you are facing vulnerable problems to a remote attacker to access parts of memory on systems should update the openSSL latest version.
By default unable to upgrade to latest version by YUM command, the below steps will guide you to install and update on CentOS 6 and CentOS 7
Step 1 : Check Version:
To check OpenSSL current version on your system,
OpenSSL 1.0.1e-fips 11 Feb 2013
Step 2 : Download Latest Version:
You need to download latest version from the Link and extract to /usr/local/src
Step3 : Install :
Now move the default openssl file to root directory then give soft link
Finally, check your OpenSSL version again,
OpenSSL 1.0.2d 9 Jul 2015