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Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2014 13:39:45 +0000
From: Jeremy Stanley <>
Subject: Re: OpenSSL RSA 1024 bits implementation broken?

On 2014-10-06 11:33:03 +0200 (+0200), Pierre Schweitzer wrote:
> There appear to have some noise on the Internet regarding a possible
> flaw in the 1024 bits RSA implementation in OpenSSL which would allow
> bruteforcing the private key in ~20 minutes.
> Does anyone has any information about this? The associated pastebin to
> the said information is:
> Is this serious?

It's been picked apart somewhat in a thread[1] on Perry Metzger's
moderated cryptography mailing list.

Jeremy Stanley

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