[linux-elitists] telnet weenie frenzy!

Eugene Leitl Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de
Tue Feb 27 01:18:47 PST 2001

On Mon, 26 Feb 2001, Bulent Murtezaoglu wrote:

> SSH is vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks in the deafault config

In practice, that's a theoretical vulnerability. And dictionary attacks
already require login compromise, in comparision to running a NIC in
promiscuous mode.

Our local network is a tree of hubs, and the "firewall" is a machine
running Winproxy, which doesn't have port 22 enabled. God gracious help

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