Ubuntu Hardy LTS (8.04) and Nginx and Openssl

Igor Sysoev is at rambler-co.ru
Wed Sep 16 19:48:52 MSD 2009

On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 10:52:52AM -0400, xmichielx wrote:

> Hi,
> I am having problems to use Nginx with the openssl version Ubuntu 8.04 server shipped.
> See: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nginx/+bug/395637
> I use the Nginx backported version: nginx_0.6.34-2ubuntu1~intrepid1_i386.deb (the 0.5.3 default version is too old on Ubuntu therfor I use the backports for nginx).
> When running a SSL virtual host I get:
> SSL_CTX_set_tlsext_servername_callback() failed (SSL:)
> As stated before, it is a bug in the OpenSSL version of Ubuntu Hardy..my question is does anyone know how I can fix this and not using the OpenSSL sources?
> I want to use the debian/ubuntu repositories so I can easyily update and upgrade my system..when I have to compile from source (esp openssl!) I have to keep it up to date by compiling it and following the mailinglist and take care of the dependency hell :(
> That is why I want to try to find a Ubuntu repository solution.
> Does anyone know how I can fix the Openssl error with Nginx , Ubuntu and Openssl?

I think you may encounter this issue if you build nginx package on
a host where OpenSSL was built with enable-tlsext and then installed
the package on a host where OpenSSL Cwas built without enable-tlsext.

Igor Sysoev

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