Re: [TLS] Another IRINA bug in TLS

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav@redhat.com> Thu, 21 May 2015 13:49 UTC

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Subject: Re: [TLS] Another IRINA bug in TLS
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On Thu, 2015-05-21 at 15:27 +0200, Aaron Zauner wrote:

> I'm curious: what are instances where unsafe primes are still used,
> generated and distributed for use in TLS? Hence where do we need to
> deprecate?

The "safe primes" is only a name. There are safe primes for DH that are
not in the "safe primes" category. The primes used in DSA are such ones.

regards,
Nikos