It’s time to rebuild or update your existing OpenSSL library in case you are still using version below of 1.0.1g. Based on the CVE-2014-0160, the Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet

To update OpenSSL in Ubuntu

  1. Open the terminal and type the following command:
    $ sudo apt-get update
    $ sudo apt-get upgrade
  2. Make sure that you restart all the services which might load OpenSSL lib.
  3. To check if you have the lastet fix version of OpenSSL, use the following command
    $ openssl version -a
  4. Check the “built on:” date should be newer or equal to April 2014 to consider it updated ubuntu-openssl

To update OpenSSL in 32-bit Windows

  1. Compiling and Installing OpenSSL on 64 bit Windows

To update OpenSSL in 64-bit Windows

  1. Compiling and Installing OpenSSL for 32 bit Windows