On 12/01, Ramsay Jones wrote:
> 
> 
> On 01/12/16 09:04, Jeff King wrote:
> > If a malicious server redirects the initial ref
> > advertisement, it may be able to leak sha1s from other,
> > unrelated servers that the client has access to. For
> > example, imagine that Alice is a git user, she has access to
> > a private repository on a server hosted by Bob, and Mallory
> > runs a malicious server and wants to find out about Bob's
> > private repository.
> > 
> > Mallory asks Alice to clone an unrelated repository from her
> -----------------------------------------------------------^^^
> ... from _him_ ? (ie Mallory)
> 
> > over HTTP. When Alice's client contacts Mallory's server for
> > the initial ref advertisement, the server issues an HTTP
> > redirect for Bob's server. Alice contacts Bob's server and
> > gets the ref advertisement for the private repository. If
> > there is anything to fetch, she then follows up by asking
> > the server for one or more sha1 objects. But who is the
> > server?
> > 
> > If it is still Mallory's server, then Alice will leak the
> > existence of those sha1s to her.
> ------------------------------^^^
> ... to _him_ ? (again Mallory)
> 
> ATB,
> Ramsay Jones

Depends, I only know Mallorys who are women so her seems appropriate.

-- 
Brandon Williams

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