The OpenSSL developers released a security advisory today advising all users of OpenSSL 1.0.1 to upgrade to version 1.0.1m in light of vulnerabilities CVE-2015-0204, CVE-2015-0286, CVE-2015-0287, CVE-2015-0289, CVE-2015-0292, CVE-2015-0293, CVE-2015-0209 and CVE-2015-0288.
This affects users of omnibus-gitlab because omnibus-gitlab packages contain their own copy of OpenSSL 1.0.1. Today we are releasing new omnibus packages for GitLab 7.8.4 CE and GitLab 7.8.4 EE which contain OpenSSL 1.0.1m.
For installations from source we advise you to upgrade your openssl version using the OS package manager. If openssl was compiled from source we advise you to compile the new version.
Versions affected: omnibus-gitlab 7.8.4.omnibus and older, omnibus-gitlab 7.8.4-ee.omnibus and older.
Versions fixed: omnibus-gitlab 7.8.4.omnibus.1, omnibus-gitlab 7.8.4-ee.omnibus.1.
Checking your omnibus-gitlab OpenSSL version
You can check the version of OpenSSL in your omnibus-gitlab installation by running the following command.
grep openssl /opt/gitlab/version-manifest.txt
If the OpenSSL version is 1.0.1j or lower you need to update omnibus-gitlab to the latest version.
After the update is done, make sure that you restart GitLab so all processes can get the new version of openssl.
You can initiate the restart with
sudo gitlab-ctl restart.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.