[Full-disclosure] Recent claims that windows update is broken
dan at doxpara.com
Fri Sep 9 23:09:25 BST 2011
On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 2:55 AM, Georgi Guninski <guninski at guninski.com>wrote:
> "I'm able to issue windows update," he [Comodohacker] wrote. "Microsoft's
> statement about Windows Update and that I can't issue such update is totally
> The original Comodohacker statement is at: http://pastebin.com/85WV10EL
> Is this true?
For the record, no. Windows Update doesn't just depend on WinVerifyTrust,
it also calls CertVerifyCertificateChainPolicy with
the CERT_CHAIN_POLICY_MICROSOFT_ROOT flag, documented here:
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