Heartbleed Vulnerability

By
Anandhu Krishnan
Published on
13 May 2024
Vulnerability

Description

OpenSSL’s TLS implementation before 1.0.1g fails to handle Heartbeat Extension packets properly, allowing attackers to read sensitive information from process memory using crafted packets.

Recommendation

Upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.1g or later. Reissue HTTPS certificates and replace compromised asymmetric private keys, shared secret keys with no evidence of compromise in server logs.

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Written by
Anandhu Krishnan
Anandhu Krishnan
Lead Engineer
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