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Bug#602503: ITP: ppp-2.4.5-eaptls-mppe -- PPP daemon with EAP-TLS authentication support



On Fri, Nov 05, 2010 at 01:36:28PM +0100, Werner.Jaeger@t-systems.com wrote:
> Hello,

Hi

> 
> no, I've not talked to him so far, but it's really good to hear that. I'm going to contact him right now.

Please keep me informed about what he had to say.

> 
> The primary reason why I created this package is because my main package ?l2tp-ipsec-vpn-0.9.2? depends on a PPPD that is capable of handling EAP_TLS authentication.

Ah I understand, then it will perhaps make sense to build the package although it may not live for long...

> 
> Kind Regards
> 
> Werner Jaeger

Kind regards
Harald Jenny

> 
> ________________________________________
> From: Harald Jenny [harald@a-little-linux-box.at]
> Sent: Friday, November 05, 2010 1:20 PM
> To: Jaeger, Werner; 602503@bugs.debian.org
> Subject: Re: Bug#602503: ITP: ppp-2.4.5-eaptls-mppe -- PPP daemon with EAP-TLS authentication support
> 
> On Fri, Nov 05, 2010 at 12:48:32PM +0100, Werner Jaeger wrote:
> > Package: wnpp
> > Severity: wishlist
> > Owner: Werner Jaeger <werner.jaeger@t-systems.com>
> >
> > Package name    : ppp-2.4.5-eaptls-mppe
> > Version         : 0.98
> > Upstream Author : Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>, Jan Just Keijser <janjust@nikhef.nl>
> > URL             : http://samba.org/ppp/
> > License         : BSD
> > Programming Lang: C
> > Description     : PPP daemon with EAP-TLS authentication support
> >
> > This package contains an extended  Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) daemon
> > with support for EAP-TLS authentication.
> >
> > The Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP; RFC 3748) is a
> > security protocol that can be used with PPP.  It provides a means
> > to plug in multiple optional authentication methods.
> >
> > Transport Level Security (TLS; RFC 2246) provides for mutual
> > authentication, integrity-protected ciphersuite negotiation and
> > key exchange between two endpoints.  It also provides for optional
> > MPPE encryption.
> >
> > EAP-TLS (RFC 2716) incapsulates the TLS messages in EAP packets,
> > allowing TLS mutual authentication to be used as a generic EAP
> > mechanism. It also provides optional encryption using the MPPE
> > protocol.
> >
> > This authentication method can be used in both client or server mode.
> 
> Hello,
> 
> as far as I know Jan Just Keijser is already talking with upstream ppp to
> integrate his patch into mainline, have you talked with him prior to filing
> this ITP?
> 
> Kind regards
> Harald Jenny
> 
> >
> >
> >
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