Upgrade OpenSSL to patch Heart Beat Bug on Ubuntu Server

Check the openssl version, if it’s less than OpenSSL 1.0.1g 7 Apr 2014 then continue

openssl version

Change to the tmp folder

cd /tmp

Download the latest openssl code

wget http://www.openssl.org/source/openssl-1.0.1g.tar.gz

Uncompress it

tar zxvf openssl-1.0.1g.tar.gz

Step into the folder

cd openssl-1.0.1g

Prepare config ready for build

./config

Build and Compile dependancy’s

make depend

Build and Compile OpenSSL

make

Test the Build

make test

Build, Compile and Install

make install

Make it Live

sudo ln -sf /usr/local/ssl/bin/openssl `which openssl`

Check the openssl version

openssl version

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