Mozilla Offers $10k Security Bug Bounty for Certificate Verification & Adds New Certificate Verification Library for Gecko
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Mozilla offers a $10,000 security bug bounty for Firefox 31 certificate verification currently scheduled to launch on July 31. Mozilla stated that they are principally interested in bugs that allow the construction of certificate chains which have been accepted as valid but should have been rejected, or anything in the code that leads to exploitable memory corruption. In general, if Firefox is unable to verify otherwise valid certificates, Mozilla does not consider this to be a security bug, but a bug that caused the browser to accept forged signed OCSP responses would definitely be. In regards to the updated library, the new implementation is now more maintainable, with only 4,167 lines of C++ code, compared to the previous 81,865 lines of code which had been auto-translated from Java to C. In addition, the new library benefits from C++ functionality such as memory cleanup tools. Read the full details here.
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