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Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:13:06 +0300
From: Alexander Cherepanov <>
Subject: Re: CVE for Kali Linux

On 2015-03-23 13:38, Marcus Meissner wrote:
>> 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).
> SUSE has added an expiry tag in the YUM metadata for such cases.

It's nice to see progress in this area. Does SUSE guard against other 
attacks from [1] too?


Alexander Cherepanov

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