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    SubjectRe: One for the Security Guru's
    Followup to:  <1035539042.23977.24.camel@forge>
    By author: Henning Schmiedehausen <>
    In newsgroup:
    > >
    > > A. If there's a buffer overflow in the SSL Accelerator box the firewall
    > > wont do you much good (it helps, but only a little).
    > This is a hardware device. Hardware as in "silicon". I very much doubt
    > that you can run "general purpose programs" on a device specifically
    > designed to do crypto. And this is _not_ just an "embedded Linux on ix86
    > with a crypto chip".

    Hardware devices have bugs, too. Furthermore, most devices marketed
    as "hardware" still have programmable stuff underneath. Trust me.

    <> at work, <> in private!
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