Post-POODLE, OpenSSL shakes off some fleas

    Date09 Jan 2015
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    OpenSSL has squashed eight low severity vulnerabilities bugs that could result in denial of service or the removal of forward secrecy. The holes, two graded "moderate", were addressed in OpenSSL updates 1.0.0p, 0.98zd, and 1.0.1k. Maintainers wrote in an advisory that Cisco warned last October that a crafted Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) message could trigger a segmentation fault due (CVE-2014-3571) to a NULL pointer dereference.
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