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Heartbleed Will Go On Even After The Updates
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stephenq42
stephenq42,
User Rank: Apprentice
4/17/2014 | 10:09:14 PM
We must assume the worst
This flaw has been in circulation for years (plural).  It could have been exploited by anyone during that time.

It is unbelievable that nobody discovered this flaw until last week, especially since the source code is freely available.  There are many smart bad guys out there.

Everyone who is known to be affected must assume that all encrypted communication using keys stored or accessed via OpenSSL are compromised.

I agree that the repercussions will be felt for years.  
AKessler
AKessler,
User Rank: Strategist
4/14/2014 | 2:06:15 PM
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uribe100
uribe100,
User Rank: Apprentice
4/14/2014 | 10:35:20 AM
100%
It is 100% sure that Malsubjects will continue to use the Heartbleed Bug as one of the many tools in their toolbox to continue stealing information from out-of-date systems!
Tim Silverline
Tim Silverline,
User Rank: Apprentice
4/12/2014 | 12:06:17 PM
Re: We need proof
CloudFlare has now admitted that two hackers have accomplished the feat:

 

http://www.theverge.com/us-world/2014/4/11/5606524/hacker-successfully-uses-heartbleed-to-retrieve-private-security-keys

 

https://www.cloudflarechallenge.com/heartbleed
SgS125
SgS125,
User Rank: Ninja
4/11/2014 | 3:56:00 PM
Re: We need proof
And they say they have put up a site for others to try and crack, so far no one has found any keys.  I can't seem to find anyone that can show a proof of concept where they have gotten the private keys yet.

Plenty of other data can be grabbed, but without the key to decrrypt it what do you get?

 
Kelly Jackson Higgins
Kelly Jackson Higgins,
User Rank: Strategist
4/11/2014 | 3:43:51 PM
Re: We need proof
CloudFlare just put up an interesting post looking at this very topic...how it's doable to grab the private key, but not easy. Basically, what Rob Graham of Errata Security said. http://blog.cloudflare.com/answering-the-critical-question-can-you-get-private-ssl-keys-using-heartbleed
SgS125
SgS125,
User Rank: Ninja
4/11/2014 | 2:32:17 PM
We need proof
Has anyone anywhere been able to show that the private keys can actually be obtained?

Even the proof of concept excercises have not shown that any private keys can be obtained.

Please provide some providence for the claim that private keys have been compromised or even can be obtained.


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