OpenSSL is patching just its second critical security flaw ever

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OpenSSL is preparing to patch (opens in new tab) its first critical flaw in eight years. The OpenSSL Project have announced a new software update that should fix several vulnerabilities in the open-source toolkit, including one flaw defined as critical. 

“The OpenSSL project team would like to announce the forthcoming release of OpenSSL version 3.0.7. This release will be made available on Tuesday 1st November 2022 between 1300-1700 UTC.” reads the announcement (opens in new tab). “OpenSSL 3.0.7 is a security-fix release. The highest severity issue fixed in this release is CRITICAL.”

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