[gnutls-dev] About RSA BSAFE libraries denial of service vulnerability

Jeff Cai Jeff.Cai at Sun.COM
Tue May 29 13:56:09 CEST 2007

Thanks Simon for your quick response.
I'll let you know if I can get more information about this vulnerability


On Tue, 2007-05-29 at 12:48 +0200, Simon Josefsson wrote:
> Jeff Cai <Jeff.Cai at Sun.COM> writes:
> > Hi,
> > Maybe this is a very simple question. But because it concern security,
> > it becomes so important. 
> > Recently, someone found a security vulnerability of RSA BSAFE libraries
> > http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/754281/ I don't know whether GNUTls uses
> > RSA algorithm or has similar problem.
> GnuTLS doesn't use RSA BSAFE Crypto-C or Cert-C, so if it is a problem
> with those particular implementations, we are not affected.
> There isn't sufficient technical information in the link you provide
> that I can use to tell if GnuTLS is affected by a similar bug though.
> /Simon

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