FreeBSD IPSec stack contains backdoors?
mike at sentex.net
Fri Dec 17 16:11:22 UTC 2010
Strange, reads like a totally reasoned response to me to an issue that
is somewhere between a practical joke and something critical. I will go
with the SECTeam's assessment. They have a proven track record for
assessing and dealing with security issues.
On 12/17/2010 10:36 AM, Mike L wrote:
> 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
>>> 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?
>>> Victor Lyapunov.
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