Polycom - OpenSSL Heartbleed Vulnerability

Number: AL14-019
Date: 18 April 2014


The purpose of this Alert is to bring attention to recently released security updates for Polycom.


Polycom has released updates to fix the OpenSSL vulnerability in its VBP (Video Border Proxy) systems. Upgrades are performed from the VBP appliance web interface (pg. 49 of release notes).

CVE Reference: CVE-2014-0160

Affected versions:
VBP 11.2.12 – GA
VBP 11.2.16 - GA

Suggested action

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


Polycom VBP VOS version 11.2.17 release notes

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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