[ubuntu-hardened] hiding ssh version

Paul Sladen ubuntu at paul.sladen.org
Sat Mar 28 12:19:03 GMT 2009

On Sat, 28 Mar 2009, Dan Howerton wrote:
> SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_5.1p1 Debian-3ubuntu1
> http://www.kramse.dk/projects/unix/opensshhideversion_en.html

This patch is attempting to introduce security through obscurity:


A patch like is probably best taken upstream (to OpenSSH themselves) before
consideration.  It appears that somebody may have already done that:


(Warning, contains mild obscenities).

Why do one side of a triangle when you can do all three.  Somewhere, GB.

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