[arch-dev-public] [signoff] openssl 0.9.8l-1

Ionut Biru biru.ionut at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 06:13:19 EST 2009

On 11/06/2009 09:29 AM, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> Moin,
> you might have heard from the possible MTM attack against TLS. Openssl has
> released a new version which disabled the affected renegotiation feature.
> We should move this to core soon.
> For more information see http://extendedsubset.com/?p=8 and
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2009-3555
> Please note that this is more or less a protocol design flaw which means
> that every SSL implementation should be affected, not only openssl (e.g.
> Firefox uses nss and there is also gnutls). So we should have a look at
> those packages, too.
> Pierre
signoff x86_64


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