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"Average length of time that an announced vulnerability has widespread exploitation", T "Attractiveness of server as a target", A, on a qualitative scale of 1-5 (higher number representing more attractiveness). "Ease of exploitation", E, using the CVE score as a basis of common comparison (T/A) x E = N Considering that T is now considered to be measured ...
You're running a version of OpenSSL provided by your Linux distribution. They will provide an update incorporating those security fixes, backported to the version you currently have. All you need to do is to install the updates (e.g. yum update) when they become available.
Yes. You should always run the latest version of code (assuming it doesn't break a critical system supported by an earlier version, in which case... good luck!).
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