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OpenSSL’s ChangeCipherSpec processing has a serious vulnerability

OpenSSL’s ChangeCipherSpec processing has a serious vulnerability

OpenSSL’s ChangeCipherSpec processing has a serious vulnerability. This vulnerability allows malicious intermediate nodes to intercept encrypted data and decrypt them while forcing SSL clients to use weak keys which are exposed to the malicious nodes.

There are risks of tampering with and exploits on contents and authentication information over encrypted communication via web browsing, E-mail and VPN, when the software uses the affected version of OpenSSL.

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