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Re: [alpine-devel] [PATCH] main/openssh: curve25519pad patch added

From: Timo Teras <timo.teras_at_iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2014 08:20:34 +0300

On Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:05:55 +0000
Johannes Matheis <jomat+alpinebuild_at_jmt.gr> wrote:

> https://lists.mindrot.org/pipermail/openssh-unix-dev/2014-April/032494.html:
> > bad bignum encoding for curve25519-sha256 at libssh.org
> >[…]
> > So I screwed up when writing the support for the curve25519 KEX
> > method that doesn't depend on OpenSSL's BIGNUM type - a bug in my
> > code left leading zero bytes where they should have been skipped.
> > The impact of this is that OpenSSH 6.5 and 6.6 will fail during key
> > exchange with a peer that implements curve25519-sha256 at
> > libssh.org properly about 0.2% of the time (one in every 512ish
> > connections).

The mailing list archives seem to have auto-converted all '_at_' symbols to
string ' at ' including the patch's string literals. The patch you have
attached is mangled and incorrect.

Care to resend with pristine diff generated from upstream version
control system?

Thanks,
Timo


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