Red Hat Security Blog: December 2013 archives

  • TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2 now available in RHEL

    Background In the mid-1990s Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) was introduced for securing network communications.  The released version, version 2, contained several security holes and was quickly updated to version 3.  Transport Layer Security (TLS) became the next generation of PKI-based network encryption and was released in January of 1999. Since the release of TLSv1, many changes have happened to both the development of TLS and the known attacks against the cryptographic protocol.  TLSv1.1 and...
    Posted 2013-12-11T13:30:32+00:00 - 0
  • November: What have we been doing for you?

    The Red Hat Product Security Team is constantly working behind the scenes to protect our customers.  Here are just a few things that we’ve been working on in November: project - We're now using data to help check our JAR files for embedded vulnerabilities.  This helps identify vulnerabilities and keeps them out of Red Hat products. Security Feature Matrix – We reported on the Security Feature Matrix last month and we continue to do research and make changes in our products...
    Posted 2013-12-04T14:30:00+00:00 - 0