git.freedesktop.org IP change?
daniel at fooishbar.org
Fri May 16 10:23:25 PDT 2008
On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 09:51:32AM -0700, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> 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.
http://blog.sesse.net/blog/tech/2008-05-14-17-21_some_maths.html is as
close as I could get to a coherent full explanation.
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