Re: Default sshd_config settings

From: Peter Wemm (peter@netplex.com.au)
Date: 02/12/01


To: Alfred Perlstein <bright@wintelcom.net>
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2001 17:29:55 -0800
From: Peter Wemm <peter@netplex.com.au>

Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> * Kris Kennaway <kris@obsecurity.org> [010211 12:50] wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 11, 2001 at 12:48:34PM -0800, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> > > * Kris Kennaway <kris@obsecurity.org> [010211 12:20] wrote:
> > > > On Sun, Feb 11, 2001 at 02:00:36PM -0500, William Wong wrote:
> > > > > Hi there,
> > > > >
> > > > > I wondering why only protocol 1 is enabled by default in sshd? Is th
    ere a
> > > > > risk with using protocol 2 (or both?)
> > > >
> > > > It's not - you must have an out of date file, or are using an old
> > > > version of -stable (very old versions of OpenSSH didn't support
> > > > protocol 2).
> > > >
> > > > The risk is actually with protocol 1 -- it has protocol flaws which
> > > > have been known for quite a while, independent of the recently
> > > > discovered attacks. You should disable it unless you need it.
> > >
> > > I've heard that there's still no agent or authentication forwarding
> > > for ssh2 and dsa keys, have you heard about an ETA of these features?
> >
> > You've heard, or you've researched and found to still be true? :)
>
> Usually hearing something from Peter Wemm qualifies as research... :)

Alfred: I will send you an ABA routing number and account number. Please
transfer US$500000 to it and you'll have ssh2 forwarding and agent in less
than a week, if not already. :-)

Cheers,
-Peter

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