Janik von Rotz

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Open SSL Heartbleed Bug

For those who missed it. The OpenSSL project has recently announced a security vulnerability in OpenSSL affecting versions 1.0.1 and 1.0.2 (CVE-2014-0160).

Details of the bug are available here: The Heartbleed Bug

You can check you website here: Heartbleed test

Details and update instructions from the websites of your Linux vendor of choice: * Amazon Linux AMI * Red Hat * Ubuntu

On Ubuntu the update is simply done by executing these commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

The following command shows (after an upgrade) all services that need to be restarted.

ps uwwp $(sudo find /proc -maxdepth 2 -name maps -exec grep -HE '/libssl\.so.* \(deleted\)' {} \; | cut -d/ -f3 | sort -u)

Categories: Security , Web server
Tags: openssl , security , ssl , tls
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