Re: transfering files between *.debian.org hosts (was: people.debian.org to move to ravel)
On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 05:46:16PM +0200, Peter Palfrader wrote:
> On Sat, 30 Aug 2008, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 02:32:08PM +0200, Peter Palfrader wrote:
> > > The crypto stuff could be alleviated by using ipsec between all our
> > > servers. But that works even less well than you'd expect.
> > The machines needs to check DNSSEC or the names can be spoofed which
> > makes ipsec mood.
> Or you use only resolvers that you have a trusted (i.e. ipsec)
> connection to and those need to have a complete axfr'ed zone.
Then we can drop the whole ud-ldap thing and use centralized
> > > What other options did we forget?
> > - Setup Kerberos, allow it as an additional ssh login variant
> Circumvents the entire idea behind this exercise: Assuming an attacker
> already has control over one host we want to make it as hard as possible
> for them to jump to other hosts.
Nope. It is the same that ssh with key auth. Anything an attacker can
get is a short-term secret in form of a forwarded ticket. The service
ticket themself is useless for anything else then the direct connection
between the user and the server.
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