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

  • From: Roeland Meyer
  • Date: Tue Jul 31 17:57:28 2001

> From: Charles Sprickman [mailto:spork@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.




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