Kryptos Logic Research: OpenSSL's squaring bug, and opportunistic formal verification edit / delete

Detecting an OpenSSL bug (after the fact) using formal verification. Interesting because the original formal proof was wrong...

to formal-methods openssl security ssl ... on 16 March 2015

David A. Wheeler's Personal Home Page edit / delete

Includes several well-written, comprehensive postmortems on noteworthy security bugs (e.g. Heartbleed) -- probably of interest to security students.

to bugs security software ssl ... on 05 March 2015

SecurityEngineering/x509Certs - MozillaWiki edit / delete

With up-to-date instructions for running your own CA.

to ca certificate mozilla ssl tls x509 ... on 26 August 2014

The SSL Co-operative edit / delete

Attempting to establish a CA on the cooperative model.

to ca certificate coop cryptography security ssl tls ... on 26 July 2014

BetterCryptoâ‹…org edit / delete

Practical recommendations for TLS settings.

to cryptography security ssl tls ... on 28 April 2014

Diffie Hellman and TLS with nonsense parameters - Hanno's blog edit / delete

Apparently quite a lot of TLS implementations will happily accept 15 as a prime for DH key exchange. Presumably even if they were checking you could rely on the probabilistic test too...

to cryptography dh prime security ssl testing tls ... on 16 April 2014

Embedded in Academia : A New Development for Coverity and Heartbleed edit / delete

What Coverity is doing to detect the Heartbleed problem (in short: treating n2hs-style functions as generating tainted results).

to coverity security ssl static-analysis tls ... on 14 April 2014

Using Frankencerts for Automated Adversarial Testing of Certificate Validation in SSL/TLS Implementations edit / delete

Generating randomly-varied certificates and comparing how different implementations respond to them.

to ca certificate papers security ssl testing tls ... on 13 April 2014

ImperialViolet - Apple's SSL/TLS bug edit / delete

The famous copy-and-paste error.

to ag0700 goto security ssl tls ... on 25 March 2014

Moserware: The First Few Milliseconds of an HTTPS Connection edit / delete

Nice overview of what exactly is going on when establishing a TLS connection, with packet dumps and brief explanations of the maths.

to ag0803 crypto dump networking packet ssl tls ... on 17 December 2013

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