[Haskell-cafe] [Security] Put haskell.org on https
phurst at amateurtopologist.com
Sun Oct 28 22:07:24 CET 2012
On Oct 28, 2012, at 4:38 PM, Changaco <changaco at changaco.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Oct 2012 17:46:10 +0100 Petr P wrote:
>> In this particular case, cabal can have the public part of the
>> certificate built-in (as it has the web address built in). So once one
>> has a verified installation of cabal, it can verify the server
>> packages without being susceptible to MitM attack (no matter if
>> they're PGP signed or X.509 signed).
> This is PGP's security model, so it's probably better to use PGP keys.
How do you get a copy of cabal while making sure that somebody hasn't MITMed you and replaced the PGP key?
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