FreeBSD IPSec stack contains backdoors?
jackoroses at gmail.com
Fri Dec 17 16:01:57 UTC 2010
Reads like an unacceptable response to an issue that seems quite critical.
On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 4:31 AM, Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at freebsd.org>wrote:
> The FreeBSD security officer team has already written an official
> response about this. Please have a look at:
> On Fri, 17 Dec 2010 14:28:37 +0600, Victor Lyapunov <
> fullblaststorm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Victor Lyapunov <fullblaststorm at gmail.com>
> > Date: 2010/12/15
> > Subject: FreeBSD IPSec stack contains backdoors?
> > To: FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> > Hi folks,
> > Recently OpenBSD developer Gregory Perry disclosed information about
> > possible backdoors in OpenBSD IPSec stack (see
> > http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.os.openbsd.tech/22557) In particular,
> > Gregory Perry, who has been working on a OpenBSD -ish implementation
> > of IPSec says a number of backdoors have been introduced into the
> > code.
> > As far as I am aware, FreeBSD contains considerable amount of code
> > ported from OpenBSD. The question is: was the FreeBSD's ipsec code
> > ported from OpenBSD's implementation? If so, what might be the impact
> > of this?
> > Thanks,
> > Victor Lyapunov.
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