Data security and privacy is a critical concern in today’s connected world. Data analyzed from new sources such as social media, logs, mobile devices and sensor networks has become as sensitive as traditional transaction data generated by back-office systems. For this reason, big data technologies are evolving to meet the regulatory compliance standards demanded by industry and government.
After the release of MongoDB 2.6, we had the opportunity to chat with one of our Kernel Engineers, Matt Dannenberg. Matt was MongoDB's first intern, and joined through HackNY's Fellows Program. After two summers with MongoDB, Matt joined this past May as a full time employee on the Kernel team, working on the MongoDB Server.
This post is to inform MongoDB users how MongoDB products and services were affected by the Heartbleed bug (CVE-2014-0160).
MongoDB (non Windows)
MongoDB dynamically links to OpenSSL and therefore the product itself is not vulnerable and does not require an update to mitigate this vulnerability. Please be aware that OpenSSL/libssl should be updated on underlying systems, as directed by the...