How to fix SSL bug on pre Qt 4.8 on Symbian

Starting with October I got some reports that various Symbian apps (including my own Germany-only Tankometer) weren’t able to load any data anymore. This was happening to Qt apps running on Qt 4.7.x installed on basically everything older than Belle FP1 I think.

The issue, as I have found out now was and is related to the SSL 3.0 poodle security hole detected around the same time which caused various platforms to switch from SSL 3.0 to TLS…