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OpenSSL patches Logjam bug, DoS vulnerabilities


Securityweek - (International) OpenSSL released patches for its open-source toolkit addressing the "Logjam" vulnerability in which an attacker could use a man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack to force transport layer security (TLS) connections to downgrade to weaker cryptography, as well as a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability caused by the way ECParameters structures are handled.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:29