[ANN] Initial implementation of The Update Framework (TUF) for RubyGems
bascule at gmail.com
Fri Nov 22 22:33:07 UTC 2013
Hello there everyone!
Here at Square we've been doing a Hack Week project to improve the security
of RubyGems. We have been basing our efforts off a software update
framework called The Update Framework (TUF) which is based off work done to
secure the update system used by Tor:
We've been working with the TUF team who is already doing similar work to
secure Python's PyPI in addition to creating a prototype implementation for
RubyGems. You can read about their PyPI work here:
We've opened a PR against RubyGems with our initial client-side work. A PR
against RubyGems.org/Gemcutter with the server-side work is forthcoming.
You can view the initial PR here:
We also have a mailing list specific to this project if you're interested
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