telnet vs ssh on Core equipment , looking for reasons why ?

Wojtek Zlobicki wojtekz at idirect.com
Tue Jul 31 22:03:23 UTC 2001


----- Original Message -----
From: "Roeland Meyer" <rmeyer at mhsc.com>
To: "'Charles Sprickman'" <spork at inch.com>; "Jared Mauch"
<jared at puck.Nether.net>
Cc: "Mr. James W. Laferriere" <babydr at baby-dragons.com>; <nanog at merit.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2001 5:59 PM
Subject: RE: telnet vs ssh on Core equipment , looking for reasons why ?


>
> > From: Charles Sprickman [mailto:spork at inch.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2001 9:41 AM
>
> > 6) Finding a unix ssh that supports 3DES and DES.
> >
> > I curse those OpenSSH folks for making me have to trudge
> > through the code
> > to find out how to get DES working...
> >
> > 6a) Finding a release on CCO that supports 3DES.
>
> You are probably aware, but EFF published the DES crack. I understand that
> it is  now an issue of cracking DES in less than 12 hours. 3DES is better
> but it only amounts to DES with a 128-bit key.
>
> Definitely a limited shelf-live.

I don't see why we even need to discuss some of these issues to this length.

Telnet = Bad = Plain Text
SSH = Better = Some Sort of Encryption (A Decoder Ring is Still better than
plain text)





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