22 - PKI
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  • Parse S/MIME signature for controlling sender identity.
  • This is currently running on a proto 2.6
  • will be part of next release.
  • based on OpenSSL.
  • Easy to introduce in Sympa using scenario :
     is_subscriber([listname],[sender]) smime,md5 -> do_it       
     is_subscriber([listname],[sender]) smtp      -> request_auth
    
  • Warning : netscape messenger and outlook do not include subject in the s/mime message digest.
  • In the future : use of crypted message in the list.
    • need a certificat for the list itself
    • need a certificat for each subscriber.
    • Sympa decrypt the message in order to crypt it for each subscriber using its public key.
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