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Does heartbleeding bug impact on Tomcat 6.x, 7.x and 8.x

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Does heartbleeding bug impact on Tomcat 6.x, 7.x and 8.x ? I noticed that Tomcat native connector version 1.1.22 uses : OpenSSL 0.9.8 which doesn't have the heartbleeding bug, but 1.1.24 and 1.1.29 also include the buggy openssl.

How can I find which version of Tomcat uses which version of Tomcat native connector ? For example, how can I figure out which version of Tomcat native connector is used by Tomcat 7.0 build 47.

posted Apr 10, 2014 by Abhay Kulkarni

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If you use JSSE for your SSL support, then you're not affected, no matter what version of OpenSSL your Tomcat uses.

Kind of makes all that futzing around with Keytool (because JSSE is apparently the only SSL option for Tomcat on an IBM Midrange box) all worth it. ;-)

answer Apr 10, 2014 by anonymous
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