Re: openssh and hideversion.patch

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Re: openssh and hideversion.patch

Eduardo Alvarenga
Security by obscurity is not the case in OpenBSD.

IMHO.


Regards,

2008/4/22 sricci <[hidden email]>:

>  hi,
>
>  what's your opinion about  OpenSSH hideversion.patch ? (it is a
> patch for hide the version of sshd service )
>
>  the current FAQ about this issue
> http://www.openssh.org/faq.html#2.14 [1] which essentially says that
> this is necessary for compatibility because the SSH protocol is not
> finished.
>
>  http://www.kramse.dk/files/patches/openssh/openssh-hideversion.patch
>
>
>  I tested and technicly my client can connect normally. This patch it
> is  reconize from OpenSSH core team ?
>
>  what to think ?
>
>  thanks,
>
>  -sri-
>
> Links:
> ------
> [1] http://www.openssh.org/faq.html#2.14
>
>


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Eduardo Alvarenga