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Heartbleed an issue for our GS3?

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By DurhamHusker, Senior Member on 10th April 2014, 04:19 AM
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;So ... at the behest of some of the "security experts" I downloaded the Bluebox Heartbleed Scanner from the Play Store and got the following interesting results.

I'm running a TW ROM based on Samsung's Android 4.3 release. I was under the impression that only Android 4.1 was affected. So should we be worried?

10th April 2014, 06:14 AM |#2  
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I emailed the developers of the scanner app and here is their response concerning our GS3 on Android 4.3:


The version of OpenSSL is within the affected range but the heartbeats feature has been disabled, leaving you safe. *It turned out the version number isn't enough to confirm vulnerability.

We are working on a scanner update that will test whether the OpenSSL library has the heartbeat feature enabled/disabled rather than relying on the version number alone. That should fix the confusion you are seeing. *Stay tuned.

Thanks for the feedback!

- Jeff
11th April 2014, 09:29 PM |#3  
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It would have said "this version ... is vulnerable, but heartbeats are disabled so you're safe" if things were OK.
It says so on my phone.
Maybe you should giveit another try with the curren version, I have 1.2.1 from playstore.
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