Thursday, May 1, 2014

OpenSSL Bug Fix for Ubuntu Linux 12.04 by Bitnami

The OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug affected the majority of the internet in early April 2013.  If you haven't patched your ubuntu server yet...

CHECK
BAD
built on: Tue Jun  4 07:26:06 UTC 2013
(or anything earlier than Apr 7 2014 is vulnerable to the OpenSSL Bug)
OpenSSL 1.0.1 14 Mar 2012 does not matter [reference], only the "built on" date.

GOOD
built on: Mon Apr  7 20:33:29 UTC 2014

FIX UBUNTU 12.04
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get upgrade
(note: upgrade does not change your ubuntu version)

FIX UBUNTU 12.04 by BITNAMI
1. wget http://downloads.bitnami.com/files/download/opensslfixer/bitnami-opensslfixer-1.0.1g-1-linux-x64-installer.run 
2. chmod +x ./bitnami-opensslfixer-1.0.1g-1-linux-x64-installer.run

3. sudo ./bitnami-opensslfixer-1.0.1g-0-linux-x64-installer.run --mode text

ALTERNATIVES

REFERENCES
Bitnami creates custom builds of Ubuntu to make the setup easier for developers.  


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