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Heart Bleed Open SSL

Created: 13 Apr 2014 | 3 comments

I have been reading tons about the big Open SSL vulnerability. From what I have read on the symantec site, this vulnerability did not affect the Symantec Web Gateway or Messaging gateway. So both those servers were not at risk and no action is needed by customers? I just want to make sure of this?


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ᗺrian's picture

Web Gateway or Messaging Gateway are not affected. No further action is needed :)

See this blog post from a Symantec employee for confirmation:

HeartBleed, OpenSSL and Symantec Email & Web Security

Please click the "Mark as solution" link at bottom left on the post that best answers your question. This will benefit admins looking for a solution to the same problem.

pete_4u2002's picture

check this link

Is Symantec Messaging Gateway (SMG) affected by the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160)

Mick2009's picture

Followers of this thread may be interested in attending Symantec's webcast on Tuesday the 29th.  The following blog post has all the details and a link to the registration page

The Heartbleed Bug: How to Protect Your Business

With thanks and best regards,


With thanks and best regards,