[Owncloud] Checksum for source file.
koolhead17 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 21 13:32:52 UTC 2011
On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 6:55 PM, Nicolas Berens <nicnameb at gmail.com> wrote:
> What would be the benefit of this?
> As a Feature against file corruption? this is done on the TCP Level.
> As a Feature against Man in the Middle attacks? If someone Can Change the
> file in a MITM Attack he would be also able to change the checksum shown on
> the website.
> As a Feature against break ins on the Owncloud server? if someone changes
> the file there, he will also change the checksum
> Well we all know about security, what we can do what we can not.
You don`t know who else is/was reading your mailbox apart from you? :D
> The only reasons for checksums are, if the file is hostet on untrusted
This is one of the reason i want it. Its a good old practice and we should
follow it as well. :)
> 2011/12/21 atul jha <koolhead17 at gmail.com>
>> Hi All,
>> I will be good idea to have a integrity checksum along with source.
>> I don`t see it currently let me know if i am missing it somewhere?
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