[CentOS] SSL CRIME

Leon Fauster leonfauster at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 24 18:37:05 EDT 2012


Am 24.09.2012 um 23:49 schrieb Johnny Hughes:
> On 09/24/2012 06:07 AM, Markus Falb wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Some of you have heard of CRIME, probably.
>> 
>> from https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=857051
>>> Adding the following line to the /etc/sysconfig/httpd file:
>>> 
>>>  export OPENSSL_NO_DEFAULT_ZLIB=1
>> But there are other services but http that use ssl and are vulnerable?
>> What is the optimal place for setting this environment variable system wide?
>> 
>> I tried to set it in
>> /etc/profile.d/CRIME.sh
>> /etc/bashrc
>> without success.
> 
> The setting only matters if programs look for it and do something with
> it ... so you would need to set it for the user that starts whatever
> service you are trying to protect, if that daemon actually uses the
> variable.
> 
> Just because a variable does something in httpd, that does not mean the
> same variable means the same thing to sshd or any other daemon.




its in openssl itself (rhel5/6)

http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/openssl.git/tree/openssl-0.9.8j-env-nozlib.patch?id=1d20b5f2

IMO, the same above would also apply for e. g. /etc/sysconfig/ldap ...

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