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A New Round Of OpenSSL Vulnerabilities Discovered

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Published on 05 June 2014 10:46 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Further fallout from the Heartbleed bug has occurred with another set of security vulnerabilities now being disclosed for OpenSSL.

Six new CVEs were made public today for OpenSSL. These potential exploits could allow for man-in-the-middle attacks, code execution, and denial of service attack. The new reports are:
- SSL/TLS MITM vulnerability (CVE-2014-0224)
- DTLS recursion flaw (CVE-2014-0221)
- DTLS invalid fragment vulnerability (CVE-2014-0195)
- SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS NULL pointer dereference (CVE-2014-0198)
- SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS session injection or denial of service (CVE-2010-5298)
- Anonymous ECDH denial of service (CVE-2014-3470)
More information on these latest OpenSSL security woes can be found via the posting at OpenSSL.org.

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