Re: Tinc's response to Linux's answer to MS-PPTP

2003-09-27 Thread M Taylor
On Fri, Sep 26, 2003 at 06:26:16PM -0700, Joseph Ashwood wrote: Truncated MAC tinc will continue to use only the first 32 bits by default. Simply put this is unacceptable from a security standpoint. The view taken is that the extra 128 bits represents a significant overhead in the

Re: Monoculture

2003-10-01 Thread M Taylor
On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 02:24:00PM -0400, Ian Grigg wrote: Matt Blaze wrote: I imagine the Plumbers Electricians Union must have used similar arguments to enclose the business to themselves, and keep out unlicensed newcomers. No longer acceptable indeed. Too much competition boys?

anonymous DH MITM

2003-10-01 Thread M Taylor
Stupid question I'm sure, but does TLS's anonymous DH protect against man-in-the-middle attacks? If so, how? I cannot figure out how it would, and it would seem TLS would be wide open to abuse without MITM protection so I cannot imagine it would be acceptable practice without some form of