This is the official release announcement of IPFire 2.17 – Core Update 88 which brings fixes for several security issues in OpenSSL only hours after they have been made public.

The individual security issues fixed in this release are as follows:

More information about all these vulnerabilities can be found at

We recommend installing this update as soon as possible and to reboot the system afterwards.

In addition to openssl, the openssh package has been updated to version 6.8p1 as well.

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