Deleting from .ssh/known_hosts
philsf at ufrj.br
Tue Jan 30 18:33:08 UTC 2007
On Saturday 27 January 2007 13:52:52 Stephen R Laniel wrote:
> Yep; as of a recent version of the ssh client, new hosts go
> in hashed; this helps prevent an attacker from then hacking
> all the machines listed in known_hosts.
It also prevents bash_completion from completing hostnames for common
supported apps (including ssh, host and ping).
No surprise here, though. We always have to choose between security/privacy
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