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    Debian: DSA-2896-1: openssl security update

    Date 07 Apr 2014
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    A vulnerability has been discovered in OpenSSL's support for the TLS/DTLS Hearbeat extension. Up to 64KB of memory from either client or server can be recovered by an attacker This vulnerability might allow an attacker to compromise the private key and other sensitive data in
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2896-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    April 07, 2014                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : openssl
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-0160
    Debian Bug     : 743883
    
    A vulnerability has been discovered in OpenSSL's support for the
    TLS/DTLS Hearbeat extension. Up to 64KB of memory from either client or
    server can be recovered by an attacker This vulnerability might allow an
    attacker to compromise the private key and other sensitive data in
    memory.
    
    All users are urged to upgrade their openssl packages (especially
    libssl1.0.0) and restart applications as soon as possible.
    
    According to the currently available information, private keys should be
    considered as compromised and regenerated as soon as possible. More
    details will be communicated at a later time.
    
    The oldstable distribution (squeeze) is not affected by this
    vulnerability.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0.1e-2+deb7u5.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0.1g-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0.1g-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your openssl packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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