IP change?

Donnie Berkholz dberkholz at
Fri May 16 09:51:32 PDT 2008

On 11:41 Fri 16 May     , Matthieu Herrb wrote:
> Matthias Hopf wrote:
> > On May 16, 08 00:50:51 -0400, Dan Phung wrote:
> >> There was an ssh vulnerability that forced everbody to regenerate  
> >> their ssh keys...that's probably the reason...
> > 
> > Everybody running Debian, strictly speaking.
> > Other distros are not affected IIRC.
> Other non-debian based distros are not affected, but DSA keys can be, 
> even if they were generated on other systems: if a DSA key was used to 
> authenticate against a vulnerable (thus potentially compromised) server, 
> this key should be considered as compromised too.

Eh? Do you have any links describing how distributing my public key 
could compromise my private key? That doesn't click in my head.


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