14 Apr '14, 2pm

#Heartbleed Aftermath: How to Effectively Diagnose Your Affected Services

#Heartbleed Aftermath: How to Effectively Diagnose Your Affected Services

Since OpenSSL's Heartbleed bug hit the news last Monday , the media has covered the obvious bases: from what it is and what it does to various guides for recovery. However, despite all this, there hasn't been much focus on diagnosing affected services. Therefore, as a good citizen of the devsphere, I dug around for some answers... Enter Filippo Valdorez's Heartbleed test , a web frontend for a command-line tool that performs attacks and reports if a service is safe or vulnerable. Using it is as simple as inputting the server hostname and clicking the "Go!" button. The only downside is it's lack of multi-server verification or batch processing capabilities. However thanks to Heartbleed test's underlying command-line and a bit of research, I discovered a fairly straightforward solution. Installation The instructions from Heartbleed tool's README assumes that the Go programmi...

Full article: http://www.intridea.com/blog/2014/4/14/heartbleed

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