The OnePlus One team have announced that the launch of their OnePlus One smartphone has been delayed slightly. The reason for the delay is due to the OpenSSL bugs that were revealed recently,
The team at OnePlus, plus the guys from CyanogenMod are updating the software on the OnePlus One before the handset is released, this was announced in an email which was sent out to people waiting for invites to buy the handset.
CyanogeMod posted on Reddit explaining what they are doing to fix the issue, and also why the launch of the device has been delayed.
As you may be aware, a handful of new issues with openSSL were made public on June 5th. We decided to include the correction for those vulnerabilities, in the factory release of the One
A new release means the whole firmware needs to be re-certified (including QA time), but we believe the security benefits outweigh the delay. So yes, there was a new build issued at fairly last minute, but it wasn’t due to missing set deadlines or expectations.
You can see the fill post from CyanogenMod over at Reddit at the link below. There are no details as yet on how long the handset has been delayed, as soon as we get some more information, we will let you guys know.
Source Reddit, MobileSyrup
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