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Re: Evilgrade 2.0 - the update explotation framework is back
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 10:40:01 -0400

On Sun, 31 Oct 2010 14:24:59 BST, Christian Sciberras said:

In my opinion, all in all, you're creating a yet another overly complex
system with as yet more possible flaws.
Don't forget tat each new line of code is a potential attack vector which
affects any system.

Amen to that.

A more subtle issue is the tradeoff issue:  Any time they have a code engineer
spending time building and feeding that code-signing infrastructure is time that
code engineer *isn't* spending writing actual new features the users *want*.

Which user-requested feature are you going to heave over the side in order to
do code-signing instead?  That question has to enter into the calculus as well.

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