Re: [TLS] TLS 1.3 and vendor strings?
Yuhong Bao <email@example.com> Fri, 22 May 2015 03:39 UTC
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Subject: Re: [TLS] TLS 1.3 and vendor strings?
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I know, but they released an update to the 10.8 series to fix the problem and most users has installed it by now. ---------------------------------------- > Date: Thu, 21 May 2015 23:30:30 -0400 > Subject: Re: [TLS] TLS 1.3 and vendor strings? > From: firstname.lastname@example.org > To: email@example.com > CC: firstname.lastname@example.org > > On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 11:17 PM, Yuhong Bao <email@example.com> wrote: >> In this case, the pre-10.8.4 versions of OS X lost marketshare pretty quickly, I think by now it is less than 0.1% now. >> > Unfortunately, I have two OS X machines that are still in the 10.8 > series. That's because of Xcode/iOS support. I still need to support > older version of iOS; and for that, I need an older version of Xcode; > and for that, I need an older version of OS X. > > ... and the worst part is, its for dumb reasons, like Apple changed UI > scheme to light blue text on white background. I literally cannot read > the text, and had to hold back on upgrades so I could see it. > > Jeff > >>> Date: Thu, 21 May 2015 22:46:33 -0400 >>> From: firstname.lastname@example.org >>> To: email@example.com >>> Subject: [TLS] TLS 1.3 and vendor strings? >>> >>> Are there any plans to support free form vendor strings? >>> >>> The use case is similar to Apple's buggy ECDHE-ECDSA SecureTransport >>> for OS X 10.8 and iOS 7. >>> >>> In this case, OpenSSL had to jump through a number of hoops to >>> identify the potentially affected clients via fingerprinting. >>> Fingerprinting was not precise, and it potentially captured unaffected >>> clients when Apple patched at OS X 10.8.4 and iOS 7.0.3. That is, an >>> OS X 10.8.5 or iOS 7.0.4 client would potentially be identified as >>> buggy even though it was patched. >>> >>> Or is there another way to handle the occasional implementation bug like this? >>> >>> (And to be clear: patching is not always an option. Apple is not like >>> Microsoft or Linux. Rather, they left a number of hosts unpatched for >>> the ECDHE-ECDSA bug; and did the same with CVE-2015-1130 (Goto Fail); >>> and did the same with CVE-2015-1130 (Hidden Backdoor)). >>>