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CVE-2014-0160 and the IBMi

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CVE-2014-0160 - Heartbleed Vulnerability

This CVE does not effect System SSL. System SSL is accessed through GSKit, SSL_ and the Native IBM i JSSE interface.

This CVE does not effect IBMJSSE2.

This CVE does not effect the current versions of OpenSSL IBM i 6.1 (0.9.8y), 7.1 (0.9.8y).The issue was introduced into OpenSSL 1.0.1 which is newer than the IBM i supported versions.

The simple answer in all cases is that IBM i is not effected by CVE-2014-0160

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Modified date:
18 December 2019