gnutls is a portable library which implements the Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.0 protocols. . Currently gnutls implements: - the TLS 1.0 and SSL 3.0 protocols, without any US-export controlled algorithms - X509 Public Key Infrastructure (with several limitations). - SRP for TLS authentication. - TLS Extension mechanism . This package contains the runtime libraries.