Smith, Donald Donald.Smith at
Tue Mar 20 09:45:38 EST 2001

Theo Schlossnagle has a patch for securid. It works in 2.3 but I haven't had
a chance to try it in 2.5.
Author: Theo Schlossnagle <jesus at>

The last time we discussed this there was a "general" agreement that a patch
could be added to the contrib directory.
Is that still the case?

Donald.Smith at IP Engineering Security
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Blaine [mailto:jblaine at]
> Sent: Monday, March 19, 2001 2:52 PM
> To: openssh-unix-dev at
> Subject: SecurID
> When comparing SSH 1.2.27 with OpenSSH 2.5.1 I see that the SecurID
> code/patch is not in OpenSSH 2.5.1.
> I'm not sure how or why that happened.
> Upon looking through the OpenSSH 2.5.1 source, I think I could fairly
> easily provide a 'SecurID Authentication Method' patch (which would
> rely on -DHAVE_SECURID, -I/blah/securid/include, and
> -L/blah/securid/lib... /blah/securid being a proprietary product
> from Security Dynamics)
> I'm not committing to anything yet, but is this something that will
> be welcome if I do it?  ... or shall I just hack the source again
> to turn auth_password into something that does SecurID only for
> our specific needs.  Seems silly.

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