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Stack ranking the SSL vulnerabilities for the enterprise

2015/07/30

Securityweek - (International) Security researchers discovered an OpenSSL vulnerability dubbed "OprahSSL" in which an attacker with a legitimate end-leaf certificate could circumvent OpenSSL code validating the certificate's purpose, and sign other certificates in order to perpetrate man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks on Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) sessions, and ranked the severity of the flaw in relation to other SSL vulnerabilities, including Heatbleed, Early CCS, and LOGJAM.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/stack-ranking-ssl-vulnerabilities-enterprise

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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