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Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:40:31 -0400
From: Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <>
Subject: Re: Truly scary SSL 3.0 vuln to be revealed soon:

On 10/16/2014 12:42 PM, Sona Sarmadi wrote:
>> Hanno Böck wrote:
>>> It's out:
>> exploiting-ssl-30.html
> OpenSSL has patches for this and 3 other vulnerabilities: 
> GnuTLS also implements the SSLv3 protocol, does anyone know if there are any  patches for GnuTLS for the SSL 3.0 protocol vulnerability? 

Please see:

and Nikos' writeup here:

From the latter link:

>>> The good news is, that only browsers use this construct, and no
>>> other applications should be affected.

Nikos (or anyone else on OSS-security), are you sure that only browsers
do this?  what about mail clients like Thunderbird or making
IMAPS or POPS or submission connections?


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