[jitsi-issues] [JIRA] Closed: (JITSI-787) update system is insecure
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Wed Jan 9 19:28:52 CET 2013
[ http://java.net/jira/browse/JITSI-787?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel ]
ibauersachs closed JITSI-787.
Assignee: (was: jitsi-issues)
Fix Version/s: (was: 2.0)
- update_link is on https
- Windows and Mac builds are signed
- The statement about about the Updater using a null-validator is wrong
This leaves linux, but work to publish it in the official distro-repositories is in the works.
> update system is insecure
> Key: JITSI-787
> URL: http://java.net/jira/browse/JITSI-787
> Project: jitsi
> Issue Type: Improvement
> Components: deployment
> Affects Versions: future
> Environment: Operating System: All
> Platform: All
> Reporter: the_real_andrew
> The updatecheck plugin has two issues;
> 1) It checks download_link=http\://download.sip-communicator.org which is not
> ssl, so anyone can fake the site and dns and send the client to a false site.
> Suggested fix is to setup an ssl cert on download.sip-communicator.org, and make
> the updatecheck plugin verify the cert (put the ssl fingerprint in the code or
> use oscp urls to validate the cert and CA). It appears the
> UpdateCheckActivator.java include a dummytrustmanager for automatically
> approving any cert. This seems bad.
> 2) The releases aren't signed, so there's no way to know that this is really the
> right package and url to get the update.
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