Date: Mon, 20 May 2013 19:48:23 +0800 From: Pavel Labushev <pavel.labushev@...box.no> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE Request: Man in the middle on Gentoo Portage binary package installer On Wed, 15 May 2013 12:46:57 +0200 "Jason A. Donenfeld" <Jason@...c4.com> wrote: > I reported this to the maintainer of Portage in Gentoo Bug #469888 > , and it was fixed in commit b5969af9f5 . > > Do note that while this commit solves the immediate problem with > fetching /Packages, as detailed above, there may be other additional > unconfirmed insecure uses of the vulnerable urlopen() function that > have not yet been analyzed or fixed. emerge --sync uses plain rsync without any integrity verification. One should worry about /Packages not before he started obtaining portage tree using emerge-webrsync together with the webrsync-gpg feature instead of emerge --sync. Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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