[tor-talk] Security Analysis of Instant Messenger TorChat
arnis at ut.ee
Wed May 11 14:14:54 UTC 2016
On 05/11/2016 05:09 PM, moosehadley at gmail.com wrote:
>> On May 11, 2016, at 10:00 AM, Arnis <arnis at ut.ee> wrote:
>> The work shows that although the design of TorChat is sound, its implementation has several flaws, which make TorChat users vulnerable to impersonation
> The impersonation vulnerability mentioned here is inherent; it requires compromising the victims system to steal their private key, or using brute-force.
Check section "7 Summary of Findings" (page 45).
There are at least two impersonation flaws, none of which require to
steal private key.
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