Call for testing: OpenSSH 8.0

Damien Miller djm at
Sat Apr 6 03:20:01 AEDT 2019

On Fri, 5 Apr 2019, Jakub Jelen wrote:

> There is also changed semantics of the ssh-keygen when listing keys
> from PKCS#11 modules. In the past, it was not needed to enter a PIN for
> this, but now.
> At least, it is not consistent with a comment in the function
> pkcs11_open_session(), which says
>  727  * if pin == NULL we delay login until key use
> Being logged in before listing keys prevents bug #2430, but as a side
> effect, even the ssh can not list keys before login and if the
> configuration contains a PKCS#11 module, the user is always prompted
> for a PIN, which is not very user friendly.
> I see this is a regression and the bug #2430 should get solved as
> proposed in the patches (will need some tweaks after the big
> refactoring).

We'll take a look at this (and the other things you just reported)
after the release is done.


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