[Bug 1806] SSH Client - Excessively Militant Identity File Permission Checking Potentially Increases Risk of Key Compromise

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Wed Oct 5 01:05:15 EST 2011


Damien Miller <djm at mindrot.org> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
                 CC|                            |djm at mindrot.org
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX

--- Comment #1 from Damien Miller <djm at mindrot.org> 2011-10-05 01:05:15 EST ---
Solution: don't store keys on filesystems that lack permissions support

Workaround (as of 5.9): ssh-add - < /path/to/key

We don't intend to relax the permissions requirement

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