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MITM Attack Against SSL

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2009 22:15:11 -0300


"these problems allow an MITM to inject an arbitrary amount of chosen
plaintext into the beginning of the application protocol stream"

It's against renegotiation, which (I think) is when you keep a
connection but ask for new ciphers, or similar.  So hopefully it's
limited in application unless renegotiation can be triggered
externally (in response to an error, say), or is common, or I have


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