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Barracuda SSLVPN Heartbleed Vulnerability

Posted on 2014-04-11
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Does anyone have documentation that states that this device is NOT vulnerable.  Barracuda support told me it was not.  When I asked for documentation, they sent a "chat" conversation where they said it was not vulnerable.   The model number is 180.

Thanks in advance!
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by:Dave Howe
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testing is a good idea - it might not even run openssl. here is a handy testing tool:

https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/

And you might want to consider installing one of the firefox or chrome plugins that give realtime display of the "heartbleed" bug whenever you visit a secure server.
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by:Carlo-Giuliani
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Use this popular site to test your SSLVPN appliance: http://filippo.io/Heartbleed/ 

I tested ours and found it was not vulnerable.  Which means Barracuda does not use OpenSSL, I suppose.
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the ssllabs one is more comprehensive, carlo - instead of just testing for one thing, it gives you an assessment of overall security (including HeartBleed), and tells you which platform is being used (which is useful when determining the impact of the bug)
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I did run the SSLLABs on our Barracuda SSLVPN as well.  That was also negative.
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did it specify which engine responded, carlo?
a lot of ssl vpn engines use tomcat (aka coyote) which uses java crypto libraries, not openssl.
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