Bug 188434 - Freeze attacks against freebsd-update(8)
Summary: Freeze attacks against freebsd-update(8)
Status: Open
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: bin (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Any Any
: Normal Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-bugs mailing list
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Reported: 2014-04-10 17:50 UTC by David
Modified: 2019-03-12 23:00 UTC (History)
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Description David 2014-04-10 17:50:00 UTC
freebsd-update is vulnerable to freeze attacks.

Fix: 

Solution summary: the server-side inclusion of date-stamps, and strict client-side enforcement of expiration policies would mitigate this attack vector.
Comment 1 Mark Linimon freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2014-04-14 00:27:34 UTC
Responsible Changed
From-To: freebsd-bugs->cperciva

Over to maintainer.
Comment 2 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2018-05-28 19:42:30 UTC
batch change:

For bugs that match the following
-  Status Is In progress 
AND
- Untouched since 2018-01-01.
AND
- Affects Base System OR Documentation

DO:

Reset to open status.


Note:
I did a quick pass but if you are getting this email it might be worthwhile to double check to see if this bug ought to be closed.
Comment 3 Colin Percival freebsd_committer 2019-03-12 23:00:16 UTC
Drop freebsd-update PRs which were assigned to me.  I'm not working on this code any more.