The state-level attack on the SSL CA security model

Richard Barnes richard.barnes at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 09:59:45 CDT 2011


Which is especially funny since Comodo is citing the fact that they've
had no OCSP requests for the bad certs as evidence that they haven't
been used.

--Richard



On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 10:53 AM, Tony Finch <dot at dotat.at> wrote:
> Harald Koch <chk at pobox.com> wrote:
>>
>> This story strikes me as a success - the certs were revoked immediately, and
>> it took a surprisingly short amount of time for security fixes to appear all
>> over the place.
>
> It would have been much easier if certificate revocation actually worked
> properly.
>
> http://www.imperialviolet.org/2011/03/18/revocation.html
>
> Tony.
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