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Re: [Sks-devel] "quality" of keyservers offering hkps

From: Gabor Kiss
Subject: Re: [Sks-devel] "quality" of keyservers offering hkps
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:25:46 +0200 (CEST)
User-agent: Alpine 2.02 (DEB 1266 2009-07-14)

> You can still block certain pakets from up/downloads (i.e. not
> providing signature pakets for some key -- kind of a DoS when checking a
> trust path)

We spoke about information leakage and manipulation so far.
DoS is a quite other topic.
SKS network is quite vulnerable from this point of view.
A script kiddie or a TLA could blow up all the servers with 100 million
dummy keys within in a day.


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