enable EnableSSHKeysign by default?

Darren Tucker dtucker at dtucker.net
Sun Jun 7 17:18:16 AEST 2020

On Sun, 7 Jun 2020 at 03:57, Harald Dunkel <harald.dunkel at aixigo.com> wrote:
> I wonder why EnableSSHKeysign is disabled by default. Does it hurt
> somehow?

It enables the ssh-keysign helper which is setuid root but unneeded by
the vast majority of users.  Disabling it by default is a risk
mitigation strategy: if there's ever a bug in it or it can be
otherwise abused then it's likely that the majority of installations
will not be impacted.

Darren Tucker (dtucker at dtucker.net)
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