Date: Wed, 02 May 2012 10:20:24 +0200 From: Ludwig Nussel <ludwig.nussel@...e.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE Request: libsoup 2.32.2 sets ssl trusted flag despite no verification Vincent Danen wrote: > * [2012-04-24 12:04:24 +0200] Ludwig Nussel wrote: > >> libsoup 2.32.2 does not verify certificates at all if an application does >> not explicitly specify a file with trusted root CA's. Since that libsoup >> version relies on the verification failure to clear the trust flag it >> always considers ssl connections as trusted in that case. >> >> Reference: >> https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=758431 > > Are you sure it's just this specific version of libsoup? Looking at the > code of earlier versions (such as 2.2.98), the patch noted in your bug > would apply (unless there is some other context around it that would > make this a non-issue?). Did you look at other versions at all? No, we actually didn't. cu Ludwig -- (o_ Ludwig Nussel //\ V_/_ http://www.suse.de/ SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Jeff Hawn, Jennifer Guild, Felix Imendörffer, HRB 16746 (AG Nürnberg)
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