[gnutls-dev] [PATCH] another large RSA modulus problem
nmav at gnutls.org
Tue Apr 1 01:06:02 CEST 2003
On Mon, Mar 31, 2003 at 05:27:38PM -0500, Ian Peters wrote:
> The same Thawte certificate as last time (with a 2048 byte signature
> length) triggers a new problem in lib/x509/x509.c. Patch bumps length
> from 640 to 2400. Should this just be MAX_PARAMETER_SIZE instead?
> Also, any particular reason you're overestimating sizes like this? In
> most of these cases you can assume powers of two, so, why e.g. 640
> instead of 512, etc?
I do not remember why. In any case I've dropped the MAX_PARAMETERS_SIZE
limitation, so there shouldn't be any problem now.
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