Re: Securing ssh tunnels.

From: Markus Friedl (markus_at_openbsd.org)
Date: 06/25/03

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    On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 11:54:33AM +1000, Darren Reed wrote:
    > In a recent encounter with another company, we attempted to get ssh
    > access through their firewall but got turned down because it was too
    > insecure.
    >
    > ie. with ssh tunneling there is very little real access control on
    > network data between the two systems and unlike plain text protocols
    > which can be proxied to ensure correctness of content, this is not
    > possible with ssh tunnels.

    you can always tunnel. you can even use ssh and 'sshd -i' for tunneling
    if only encrypted telnet is allowed through their firewall.


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