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Security Update:OpenSSL Releases Security Advisory

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 14:51

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Open SSL Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
OpenSSL announced the release of updates to address 2 vulnerabilities, one rated HIGH.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the vulnerabilities and affected versions visit OpenSSL Security Advisory [28th Jan 2016] at https://mta.openssl.org/pipermail/openssl-announce/2016-January/000061.html.


AFFECTED VERSIONS:

  • OpenSSL version 1.0.1
  • OpenSSL version 1.0.2



WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information.


WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?

Upgrade your software

  1. If IT Field Services or you have other IT support, no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have IT support, updates may be obtained through OpenSSL Security Advisory [28th Jan 2016] at https://mta.openssl.org/pipermail/openssl-announce/2016-January/000061.html.



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