Openssl heartbleed

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Wed Apr 9 03:46:03 UTC 2014

On Tue, 2014-04-08 at 18:47 -0700, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 6:44 PM, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX <caf at> wrote:
> > According to the announcement, that version is vulnerable.
> > Of the 1.01 versions, only 1.01g is saf(er).
> RedHat backported the fix as the openssl in fedroda/rhel is carrying a
> ton of patches.
> I expect this is going to cause a lot of confusion.

I don't see why. Backporting security fixes is standard procedure and
has been for decades. It would be extremely irresponsible to just shove
out a new and untested openssl build as a stable update.
Adam Williamson
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