On April 7, 2014 a vulnerability [CVE-2014-0160 – know as Heartbleed] was released that could allow attackers to view sensitive information in a server’s memory such as secret keys and passwords. There are a million and 1 posts around the internet now with more details on this vulnerability so i am not going to go in to details here.

You will find a nice tool on github to test if your system is vulnerable. To use this tool you must have Go 1.2.x installed.
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