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

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sat Jan 3 14:01:37 CST 2009


* Hank Nussbacher:

> On Fri, 2 Jan 2009, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
>
>> MD5 is broken, don't use it for anything important.
>
> You mean like for BGP neighbors?

Good point.  However, as a defense against potential blind injection
attacks, even an unhashed password in a TCP option would do the trick
(at least in the non-IXP case, IXPs may pose different challenges).

> Wanna suggest an alternative? :-)

Just switch on IPsec. 8-)




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