Re: [therightkey] DNSNMC deprecates Certificate Authorities and fixes HTTPS security

Carl Wallace <carl@redhoundsoftware.com> Fri, 03 January 2014 17:15 UTC

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Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2014 12:15:31 -0500
From: Carl Wallace <carl@redhoundsoftware.com>
To: Ralph Holz <holz@net.in.tum.de>, Leif Johansson <leifj@mnt.se>, <therightkey@ietf.org>
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On 1/3/14, 12:12 PM, "Ralph Holz" <holz@net.in.tum.de> wrote:
>Tell me something new. ;-) Although in fact, the whole thing goes much
>deeper. A broken hash algorithm means root cert-like compromise as it
>means the capacity to imitate a correct signature by a root cert. There
>is no fix for this but blacklisting. Not in any model with TTPs, by the
>way.

You mean blacklisting the algorithm, right?