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Re: the iab simplifies internet architecture!

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Fri Nov 11 13:43:16 2005


On Fri, 11 Nov 2005, Crist Clark wrote:

>
> Christopher L. Morrow wrote:

> > encrypted how? cyrpt? md5? cisco7? Some way proven to take 'very long' to
> > decrypt? is the passwd really necessary or is only the hash required? this
> > is just wholey irresponsible of any vendor, nevermind one that should
> > really know better :(
>
> http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-sn-20040415-grppass.shtml
>
>    "The Group Password used by the Cisco Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
>     virtual private network (VPN) client is scrambled on the hard drive, but
>     unscrambled in memory. This password can now be recovered on both the
>     Linux and Microsoft Windows platform implementations of the Cisco IPsec
>     VPN client."

somehow that doesn't re-assure me...




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