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Re: [tor-dev] N reasons why the spooks love Tribler (Number N' will surprise you)

On Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 2:09 PM, Nick Mathewson <nickm@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 4:56 AM, Yawning Angel <yawning@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> And I think that the CREATE cell handler's code's implementation of
> the (deprecated) TAP protocol is vulnerable to the timing attack
> discussed in Goldberg's "On the Security of the Tor Authentication
> Protocol".

Whoops.  This paper didn't have a timing attack in it.  I don't know
what I was thinking of when I wrote this paragraph.  I think I was
misremembering which modifications the paper said that would have made
TAP vulnerable.

(Thanks to Ian for pointing this out to me.)

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