This article is from the Secure Sockets Layer Discussion List FAQ, by Shannon Appel SAppel@consensus.com with numerous contributions by others.
The current version is SSL 3.0, as documented at
Errata to the SSL 3.0 Specification is periodically posted on
the SSL discussion list, and is available at
Netscape has submitted SSL 3.0 to the IETF-TLS Working Group
as an Internet Draft (see the section 4.5 of this FAQ for more
info on TLS). This will be TLS 1.0:
The previous version of SSL, version 2.0 is documented at