ssl-cert - simple debconf wrapper for OpenSSL

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name ssl-cert
Package version 1.0.32+deb7u1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 102 B
Download size 19.13 KB
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This package enables unattended installs of packages that
need to create SSL certificates.
It is a simple wrapper for OpenSSL's certificate request utility that
feeds it with the correct user variables.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ssl-cert_1.0.32+deb7u1_all.deb 1.0.32+deb7u1 all Debian Main
ssl-cert - - -


Name Value
adduser -
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
openssl >= 0.9.8g-9


Type URL
Binary Package ssl-cert_1.0.32+deb7u1_all.deb
Source Package ssl-cert

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install ssl-cert deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install ssl-cert




2015-08-16 - Stefan Fritsch <>
ssl-cert (1.0.32+deb7u1) wheezy; urgency=medium
* Switch to SHA2 for newly generated certificates. Closes: #733255, #773815
* Set umask to make sure that the generated key is not world-readable
for a short timespan while make-ssl-cert runs. Closes: #780828
2012-08-26 - Stefan Fritsch <>
ssl-cert (1.0.32) unstable; urgency=low
* Update Brazilian Portuguese, thanks to J. S. Júnior. Closes: #685887
2012-06-23 - Stefan Fritsch <>
ssl-cert (1.0.31) unstable; urgency=low
* Update Czech translation, thanks to Miroslav Kure. Closes: #678673
2012-06-22 - Stefan Fritsch <>
ssl-cert (1.0.30) unstable; urgency=low
* Add new translations:
- Polish, thanks to Michał Kułach. Closes: #676836
- Simplified Chinese, thanks to YunQiang Su. Closes: #676861
* Update translations:
- Italian, thanks to Luca Monducci. Closes: #676879
- Danish, thanks to Joe Dalton. Closes: #676892
- Swedish, thanks to Martin Bagge. Closes: #676938
- Slovak, thanks to Ivan Masár. Closes: #676974
- Russian, thanks to Yuri Kozlov. Closes: #677009
- Spanish, thanks to Javier Fernández-Sanguino. Closes: #677099
- French, thanks to Christian Perrier. Closes: #676934
- Bulgarian, thanks to Damyan Ivanov. Closes: #677112
- Dutch, thanks to Jeroen Schot. Closes: #677356
- German, thanks to Florian Rehnisch. Closes: #677695
- Portuguese, thanks to Miguel Figueiredo. Closes: #677734
- Catalan, thanks to Innocent De Marchi. Closes: #677905
2012-06-09 - Stefan Fritsch <>
ssl-cert (1.0.29) unstable; urgency=low
* Add support for subject alternative names. Thanks to Jonas Smedegaard for
the patch. Closes: #645515
(Sorry to all translators for adding a template so close to the freeze.)
* For "make-ssl-cert generate-default-snakeoil", if the FQDN is too long,
put it in the SubjAltName and use the simple hostname as CN.
Closes: #674598
* Add Catalan translation. Thanks to Innocent De Marchi. Closes: #628373
* Bump Standards-Version (no changes).
* Switch VCS to git
* Fix lintian warnings about build-arch/build-indep targets in debian/rules.
2010-12-12 - Stefan Fritsch <>
ssl-cert (1.0.28) unstable; urgency=low
* Add Danish translation, thanks to Joe Hansen. Closes: #606736
2010-10-02 - Stefan Fritsch <>
ssl-cert (1.0.27) unstable; urgency=low
* Make default key length 2048 bits. Closes: #598732
2010-08-08 - Stefan Fritsch <>
ssl-cert (1.0.26) unstable; urgency=low
* Update Brazilian translation. Thanks to Flamarion Jorge. Closes: #592157
* Run debconf-updatepo.
* Switch to source format 3.0.
* Bump Standards-Version (no changes).
* Remove Adam Conrad from Uploaders. Thanks for your work in the past.
2009-11-11 - Stefan Fritsch <>
ssl-cert (1.0.25) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix purging in case the snakeoil ssl key has been removed manually.
Closes: #555042
* Remove directories and hash symlink on purge.
* Use dpkg-statoverride for changing the group of /etc/ssl/private.
* Downgrade dependency on openssl-blacklist to a suggests. All vulnerable
keys should be upgraded by now.
2009-11-01 - Stefan Fritsch <>
ssl-cert (1.0.24) unstable; urgency=low
* Print error message if debconf fails. Closes: #288045
* Print error message if openssl fails. LP: #132714
* Create group even if user tweaked NAME_REGEX. Closes: #540016
* Update Slovak translation, thanks to Closes: #514376
* Fix typo. Closes: #536083 LP: #352157
* Fix lintian warnings:
- Update copyright file
- Update to debhelper 7
- Override postinst-uses-db-input warning
* Remove empty directories on purge.
* Bump standards-version (no changes)

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