Whoos with GnuTLS and md5-signed certificates

Brian May brian at microcomaustralia.com.au
Mon Feb 16 00:19:15 UTC 2009

Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> Are there any concrete proposals for how to deal with this
> systematically within debian without leaving GnuTLS users in lenny
> perpetually gullible to MD5-based forgeries, or improperly-trusted V1
> certificates?

Unless you want to "fix" openssl, Firefox, etc, Lenny users will still 
be vulnerable even if GnuTLS is fixed.

The sooner MD5 certificates (not counting explicitly trusted self signed 
certificates here) are disabled everywhere the better, IMHO.

Yes, this may break stuff. Unfortunately.

Brian May <brian at microcomaustralia.com.au>

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