Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:40:31 -0400 From: Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@...thhorseman.net> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav@...tls.org> Subject: Re: Truly scary SSL 3.0 vuln to be revealed soon: On 10/16/2014 12:42 PM, Sona Sarmadi wrote: >> Hanno Böck wrote: >>> It's out: >>> >>> https://www.openssl.org/~bodo/ssl-poodle.pdf >>> http://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.de/2014/10/this-poodle-bites- >> exploiting-ssl-30.html > > OpenSSL has patches for this and 3 other vulnerabilities: > > https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20141015.txt > > GnuTLS also implements the SSLv3 protocol, does anyone know if there are any patches for GnuTLS for the SSL 3.0 protocol vulnerability? Please see: http://www.gnutls.org/security.html#GNUTLS-SA-2014-4 and Nikos' writeup here: http://nmav.gnutls.org/2014/10/what-about-poodle.html From the latter link: >>> The good news is, that only browsers use this construct, and no >>> other applications should be affected. Nikos (or anyone else on OSS-security), are you sure that only browsers do this? what about mail clients like Thunderbird or Mail.app making IMAPS or POPS or submission connections? --dkg Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (950 bytes)
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