Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 18:22:28 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: libdbus hardening On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 04:11:12PM +0200, Sebastian Krahmer wrote: > I am fine with either solution and would prefer upstream patches > anyway, but it turned out in past that nobody from upstream > is willing to add such patches. If this is not for upstream and you only need it working on a particular distro with glibc, then why not use __secure_getenv()? > I tried a year ago with openssl and AFAIK its still suffering > (at least I never heared back). > > If you compile your openssh '--with-ssl-engine' you have > an easy root exploit (given that ssh-keysign is mode 04755 > such as on Debian) via OPENSSL_config(). > > If you ask me, thats quite poor for a framework that wants to > add security to the system. > So, I do not have any problems adding our own patch sets rather > than waiting for another year. Of course. Alexander
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