Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:24:31 +0000 From: Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@...thhorseman.net> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE Request?: konqueror - https uses all ciphers, even weak ones On 03/04/2014 11:12 AM, John Haxby wrote: > > On 4 Mar 2014, at 11:01, Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@...thhorseman.net> wrote: > >> Here is another situation where konqueror successfully indicates a >> "secure" connection to a server that has a known-insecure configuration: >> point konqueror at: https://demo.cmrg.net/ -- you'll see a successful >> connection, though that server only offers DHE over a >> trivially-crackable 16-bit group. > > I suspect that this problem is fairly wide-ranging. Perhaps this needs more than one RFC, then? > Apple’s Safari also permits the link. I consider this a flaw in Safari. These connections are trivially decryptable by any passive eavesdropper. An active attacker can tamper with the content of the session. > Google Chrome doesn’t permit the link though, it just crashes :) On what platform? Is this for any connection, or just for a primary connection? That is, can any web site can crash google chrome with <img src="https://demo.cmrg.net/" /> ? (sorry, i don't have either chrome or safari handy to test it myself right now) --dkg [ CONTENT OF TYPE application/pgp-signature SKIPPED ]
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