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OpenSSL Status

by papidave (Pilgrim)
on Apr 19, 2014 at 22:33 UTC ( #1082919=monkdiscuss: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Inasmuch as Heartbleed is forcing admins all over the internet to patch their servers, and inasmuch as it's considered wise to change one's passwords after said patching, I'm wondering if PM:
  1. was ever vulnerable to the OpenSSL issue known as Heartbleed, and
  2. if we're all patched, so I can reset my password.

Thanks muchly,


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Re: OpenSSL Status
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Apr 19, 2014 at 23:00 UTC

    If the urls you use at any given site do not start with https, then that site is not vulnerable to Heartbleed. (None of PMs urls do!)

    Of course, it also means that that site is probably vulnerable to pretty much every other exploit going.

    With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
    Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
    "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
    In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.
Re: OpenSSL Status
by trippledubs (Deacon) on Apr 20, 2014 at 00:59 UTC

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