Watch Guard - OpenSSL Heartbleed Vulnerability

Number: AL14-012
Date:12 April 2014


The purpose of this Alert is to bring attention to recently released security updates for various Watch Guard products.


WatchGuard has released updates to address the OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability for the following products.

Fireware XTM 11.8.3 Update 1 - New Release

Fireware XTM v11.8.x Update 1 - New Release

CVE Reference: CVE-2014-0160

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor released updates to affected platforms accordingly.



CCIRC's AV14-017 OpenSSL Vulnerability

CCIRC's AL14-005 OpenSSL Heartbleed Vulnerability

Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

Please note, CCIRC PGP key has recently been updated.

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