[tor-bugs] #19192 [Applications/Tor Browser]: untrust bluecoat CA

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Fri May 27 21:46:46 UTC 2016

#19192: untrust bluecoat CA
 Reporter:  mrphs                     |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  new
 Priority:  Very High                 |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Major                     |     Resolution:
 Keywords:                            |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:                            |         Points:
 Reviewer:                            |        Sponsor:
Changes (by saint):

 * cc: saint (added)
 * priority:  Medium => Very High
 * severity:  Normal => Major


 Changing severity to reflect the impact that having BlueCoat as a trusted
 intermediary would have on end-users.  It would not surprise me if
 BlueCoat's move were a way to quietly support one of the many countries
 experimenting with national SSL/TLS certificates.  It's an excellent way
 to silently mitm, I'll give them that much.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/19192#comment:1>
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