"POODLE" vulnerability

On Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Google researchers publicly disclosed the details of a vulnerability in the design of SSL v3. This vulnerability, dubbed “POODLE,” can lead to the disclosure of data encrypted by SSLv3. For details on the issue and OCLC's response, see the full ​announcement.

 

"Shellshock" vulnerability

On Wednesday, September 24, the Linux community made public a vulnerability detected in Linux Bash software. This widespread vulnerability, dubbed “Shellshock” or “Bash Bug,” creates an opening for malicious code by hackers. OCLC takes the security of our services to the membership very seriously. Our staff is thoroughly evaluating the impact of this critical vulnerability on OCLC systems and services. The OCLC Information Security and IT Staff are working diligently to identify affected systems and remediate in a timely manner. ​

Additional information on Shellshock, including updates, system scans and patches, can be found at the Red Hat site.

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