Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th Dec 2010 23:55 UTC, submitted by Oliver
OpenBSD Okay, this is potentially very big news that really needs all the exposure it can get. OpenBSD's Theo de Raadt has received an email in which it was revealed to him that ten years ago, the FBI paid several open source developers to implement hidden backdoors in OpenBSD's IPSEC stack. De Raadt decided to publish the email for all to see, so that the code in question can be reviewed. Insane stuff.
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Uz.. did your FOIA request come back with documented evidence of the backdoor already? Perhaps you have completed a code audit and can point to where in the OpenBSD source tree the vuln has been created?

Maybe we should treat this as rumor until something more substantial than an email from some random persons supports it?

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