Capital Network Police Issue Early Warning Notice: Major Risk Hidden in OPENSSL Encryption Component

At noon today, the Capital Network Police issued a cybersecurity early warning notice that according to the monitoring of the National Network and Information Security Information Notification Center, it was found that there are major security risks in some versions of the Internet SSL protocol implementation component OPENSSL, which may lead to risks such as information leakage. The above issues involve many important industry sectors such as telecommunications, finance, energy, and medical care, as well as some universities, corporate email systems, and multiple network devices. When communication data is intercepted, an attacker can use the above vulnerability to obtain sensitive information such as user account passwords, business system data, and email content.
OPENSSL is an open source software that implements the SSL protocol. It provides a variety of cryptographic algorithms, common keys, and digital certificate encapsulation management functions.