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Old 22 February 2014, 19:34   #1
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Amiga SSL Vulnerabilities

Harry "Piru" Sintonen reveals security issues on Amiga SSL implementations.
Critical vulnerabilities are found from IBrowse, SimpleMail and other programs.

Read more at https://sintonen.fi/advisories/amiga...rabilities.txt
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Old 23 February 2014, 09:35   #2
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Maybe I'm not understanding him, but it seems his issue is that AWeb etc. permit you to use a weak (meaning: less computationally expensive) encryption if you want to? I don't see how that is a problem...it's like saying Firefox or whatever allow you to use HTTP if you want, instead of forcing you to use HTTPS?
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It's a standard security problem. It's not the client choosing the downgrade. An active attacker on the network (between the client and the server) can force the client to downgrade to a protocol / cipher suite that is unacceptably weak.
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