Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2015 16:48:51 -0700 From: Russ Allbery <eagle@...ie.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE for Kali Linux Alexander Cherepanov <ch3root@...nwall.com> writes: > There are some attacks even if you verify signatures, e.g. serving old, > known-vulnerable versions. HTTPS can help here (until signatures start > to be widely accompanied by expiring timestamps or something). Debian is indeed moving in exactly that direction, using the Valid-Until attribute of the archive metadata. This currently isn't (yet?) enabled for the main stable archive, but is for the unstable and testing archives, the security archive, and the backports archive. -- Russ Allbery (eagle@...ie.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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