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Updating Debian Keys for the Uninterested

May 24, 2008, 04:00 (3 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to steve hill for this link. ]

"Despite having an aversion to configuring and maintaining security and crypto software, I accepted that I had to update my system in response to the recent big Debian security problem. If I can do it, you can do it. Below are my notes, but keep in mind that my security rank is somewhere between ignorant and uninterested...

"To fix the OpenSSL problem, you have to do two things. First you have to upgrade the package "libssl0.9.8". Then you have to check your system for weak keys and regenerate them if there are any..."

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