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Checksums of downloaded files are not verified #58

gsauthof opened this Issue Feb 24, 2016 · 0 comments


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gsauthof commented Feb 24, 2016

Unetbooting doesn't verify any checksums of the downloaded image files.

Those files are downloaded via HTTP, thus, you can't even rely on a secure connection to the server.

Not verifying checksums is a big invitation for Man-In-The-Middle attacks.

Example download:

Possible resolution: Include a list of checksums that includes an entry for each image that is downloadable via unetbootin.

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