Heartbeat Vulnerability in Ubuntu 12.04

Asked by Iqbal

I have ubuntu 12.04 on laptop.
I have read about Heartbeat Vulnerability in OpenSSL.

My Question,

1- How to check that Ubuntu 12.04 is vulnerable?
2- How to make it secure?

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Warren Hill (warren-hill) said :

1. It is vulnerable unless you have applied the patch.

2. details on how to patch are here
For these releases the fix is here: http://askubuntu.com/q/444702/107450.

3. More details here
see http://people.ubuntu.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/CVE-2014-0160
and http://people.ubuntu.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/CVE-2014-0076
and http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2165-1/

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

The update to SSL will come with normal updates. If you are concerned then I suggest you change any passwords you have including your Ubuntu login password

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