Would this be a reasonable analogue to password hashes, you could
produce a rainbow lookup table indexing all ~250k private key
possabilites and reduce the result in that way.
Paul Mullen wrote:
> On Wed 14 May 2008, Josh Glover wrote:
>>> 2008/5/14 Nick Murtagh <nickm at go2.ie>:
>>>>> FRLinux wrote:
>>>>>>> The private key is still considered as untrustworthy as stated by the
>>>> advisory. That is the way i understand it.
>>>>>>> From what point of view? Could someone take the public cert and
>>> derive the private key from it?
>>>>> IANAM (Mathematician), but I believe that it is impossible to derive a
>> private key from a public one. There is just not enough information in
>> the public key. References:
>>> I think the point is that there are only ~0.25m different keys that could be
> generated by the broken openssl. So that it should relatively easy to find
> the private key that matches your public one.
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