Re: The keychain package, its debconf templates, the security hole induced
On Fri, 21 Jan 2005, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 07:42:07AM -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > On Fri, 21 Jan 2005, Martin Quinson wrote:
> > > Dudes. There is a reason why those informations are not written to file by
> > > ssh itself. If my local machine gets corrupted, I'm happy to see the
> > And it is because all of ssh-agent is a second-thought crap, as evidenced by
> > the fact that stock ssh-agent is not capable of "withholding keys unless
> > given explicit permission to act every time one request comes".
> SSH-ADD(1) BSD General Commands Manual SSH-ADD(1)
> -c Indicates that added identities should be subject to con-
> firmation before being used for authentication. Confir-
> mation is performed by the SSH_ASKPASS program mentioned
> below. Successful confirmation is signaled by a zero
> exit status from the SSH_ASKPASS program, rather than
> text entered into the requester.
> This was added in OpenSSH 3.6.
I stand corrected (and I am enabling that everywhere this instant!).
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