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OpenSSL Security Bug – webhostingpeople Blog

OpenSSL exploit and vulnerability has lately been found.  It’s extremely advisable that servers operating the weak model of OpenSSL (1.0.1 and 1.0.2beta) are upgraded instantly.

https://www.openssl.org/information/secadv_20140407.txt

OpenSSL Safety Advisory [07 Apr 2014]
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TLS heartbeat learn overrun (CVE-2014-0160)
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A lacking bounds examine within the dealing with of the TLS heartbeat extension may be
used to disclose as much as 64okay of reminiscence to a linked consumer or server.

Only one.0.1 and 1.0.2-beta releases of OpenSSL are affected together with
1.0.1f and 1.0.2-beta1.

Thanks for Neel Mehta of Google Safety for locating this bug and to
Adam Langley <agl@chromium.org> and Bodo Moeller <bmoeller@acm.org> for
making ready the repair.

Affected customers ought to improve to OpenSSL 1.0.1g. Customers unable to instantly
improve can alternatively recompile OpenSSL with -DOPENSSL_NO_HEARTBEATS.

1.0.2 can be mounted in 1.0.2-beta2.