Security team successfully cracks SSL using 200 PS3's and MD5 flaw.

Hank Nussbacher hank at efes.iucc.ac.il
Sun Jan 4 01:22:06 CST 2009


At 06:44 PM 03-01-09 +0100, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
>On Sat, 3 Jan 2009, Hank Nussbacher wrote:
>
>>You mean like for BGP neighbors?  Wanna suggest an alternative? :-)
>
>Well, most likely MD5 is better than the alterantive today which is to run 
>no authentication/encryption at all.
>
>But we should push whoever is developing these standards to go for SHA-1 
>or equivalent instead of MD5 in the longer term.

Who is working on this?  I don't find anything here:
http://www.ietf.org/html.charters/idr-charter.html

All I can find is:
http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2385.txt
http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3562.txt
http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4278.txt

Nothing on replacing MD5 for BGP.

-Hank





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