Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:59:21 -0500 From: Nick Semenkovich <nick@...enkovich.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: nss RSA forgery (CVE-2014-1568) The commits are available in the mercurial repo: https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/fb7208e91ae8 https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/ad411fb64046 https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/4e90910ad2f9 Offhand, it looks like an issue with the encoding of DigestInfo. On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 5:03 PM, Hanno Böck <hanno@...eck.de> wrote: > > One serious vuln per day isn't enough, so nss decided to bring us > another one. > > Mozilla reports this: > https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-73.html > Bugtracker entry still private, so hard to judge about details. > Interesting: Two independent discoveries (we had the same with > heartbleed and I couldn't believe this was coincidence). > > This is what mcaffee has to say: > http://blogs.mcafee.com/executive-perspectives/need-know-berserk-mozilla > > They say its related to BER/ASN1-parsing, but adam langley disagrees: > https://twitter.com/agl__/status/514881918110683136 > > > And it seems cyassl had something similar, also found by intel: > http://www.yassl.com/yaSSL/Blog/Entries/2014/9/12_CyaSSL_3.2.0_Released.html > > No real details yet and information seems confusing. > > -- > Hanno Böck > http://hboeck.de/ > > mail/jabber: hanno@...eck.de > GPG: BBB51E42 -- Nick Semenkovich Laboratory of Dr. Jeffrey I. Gordon Medical Scientist Training Program School of Medicine Washington University in St. Louis https://nick.semenkovich.com/
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