[ PRIVACY Forum ] Critical crypto bug leaves Linux, hundreds of apps open to eavesdropping
deleskie at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 21:58:12 UTC 2014
Doing some serious adjusting of my tinfoil today over his :)
On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 5:03 PM, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Leo Bicknell" <bicknell at ufp.org>
> > On Mar 4, 2014, at 9:07 PM, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> > > Is this the *same* bug that just broke in Apple code last week?
> > No, the Apple bug was the existence of an /extra/ "goto fail;".
> > The GnuTLS bug was that it was /missing/ a "goto fail;".
> > I'm figuring the same developer worked on both, and just put the line
> > in the wrong repository. :)
> Those who speculate that these bugs happened at the behest of the NSA
> would probably agree with you.
> -- jra
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