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RE: RSA Patent Expired

  • From: Joe Shaw
  • Date: Thu Oct 05 11:56:33 2000

Having read the rest of the thread, I see that this was already
covered.  My apologies for the twice wasted bandwidth.

Joseph W. Shaw - [email protected]
Computer Security Consultant and Programmer
Free UNIX advocate and all around nice guy.

On Thu, 5 Oct 2000, Joe Shaw wrote:

> No, he's not confused.  Supposedly, using any algorithm other than 3DES
> with SSH1 can set you up for some type of stream insertion attack.  I've
> never seen it personally, but supposedly the threat does exist.
> Furthermore, OpenSSH supports ssh2 and is free, in both the free beer and
> the free speech way.  The BSD license is cool like that.
> --
> Joseph W. Shaw - [email protected]