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OpenSSL

(Open Secure Sockets Layer) An open source version of the SSL and TLS security protocols. Used in more than a half million Web servers on the Internet, OpenSSL runs under every popular operating system. See SSL, TLS and Heartbleed.
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FlashRouters will guarantee a minimum donation of $5000 to DD-WRT, Tomato, & OpenSSL teams over the next year.
As described on the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Website, the TLS and DTLS implementations in OpenSSL 1.
The Heartbleed Bug exposes via Internet, the memory of the systems protected by the vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL software.
based Navy Federal Credit Union said, "The security vulnerability called 'Heartbleed' only affects websites that use an OpenSSL, or open source encryption technology.
Reuters cited comments from Scott Totzke, BlackBerry senior vice president, who stressed that most of the Canadian firm's products did not use OpenSSL.
If the Federal government, including the intelligence community, had discovered this vulnerability prior to last week, it would have been disclosed to the community responsible for OpenSSL," White House National Security Council Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden said in a statement.
Both Google and Finnish company Codenomicon said on Monday that 'Heartbleed' had existed in OpenSSL for two years, which led to a Bloomberg News report saying that the National Security Agency (NSA) had again been caught spying on US citizens.
A third of OpenSSL servers are still thought to be vulnerable.
An attacker can take advantage of the vulnerability and can read the memory contents of the OpenSSL server," said the notice posted by theGerman Federal Office for Information Security.
This validation demonstrates the compliance of the OpenSSL cryptographic algorithms with a reference implementation.
Tokyo, Japan, Nov 8, 2006 - (JCN Newswire) - The OpenSSL Project, an international open source community, adopted "Camellia," a 128-bit block cipher(1) algorithm jointly developed in 2000 by Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation ('NTT') and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation ('Mitsubishi'), into its OpenSSL toolkit for use in the development of SSL/TLS(2) protocol.
The libraries covered include OpenSSL, B/Safe, the Java Cryptographic Library, and CAPI.