CIDR address/masklen matching support for permitopen="host:port"

Bert Courtin courtin at
Wed Aug 27 21:55:33 EST 2008

On Wed, 27 Aug 2008,  Damien Miller wrote:

> On Tue, 26 Aug 2008, Peter Stuge wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 11:22:34AM +0200, Bert Courtin wrote:
> > > I wonder whether CIDR address/masklen matching will be implemented
> > > for permitopen="host:port" restrictions in sshd as well, that would
> > > be quite beneficially (at least for me, maybe others,too;-)?
> > 
> > Maybe you can look into it yourself? I expect that there are some
> > generically useful functions for CIDR in the code.
> Also, feel free to file an enhancement request at
> so it doesn't get lost. 

Thank you for your answers.

I've done that (filed an enhancement request) - you suggested to look into it by myself (and perhaps contribute a patch...) - I definitively would do that if I'd only speak C...



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