Re: hiding OS name

From: Dalin S. Owen (dowen@nexusxi.com)
Date: 07/11/02


Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 18:37:34 -0600
From: "Dalin S. Owen" <dowen@nexusxi.com>
To: John Martinez <john@mtbiker.net>

On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 01:17:07PM -0700, John Martinez wrote:
>
> Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > On 2002-07-08 11:11 +0000, Dalin S. Owen wrote:
> >
> >>Oh, one more thing, go in to the source for sshd and rip the "FreeBSD"
> >>from the bannertext and maybe lie about what version of OpenSSH you have.
> >
> >
> > That's not a good idea. Some of the parts of that banner line are
> > used AFAIK by the SSH client to determine what features the server
> > supports and what the protocol of the rest of the conversation is :/
>
>
> You're correct. Try doing an 'ssh -v' next time you use ssh.
>
> -john
>
>
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nah. just the SSH- line is important. everyone knows that.

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