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From "Goldstein Lyor (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (SSHD-708) Add support for password encrypted OpenSSH private key files
Date Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:43:00 GMT

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Goldstein Lyor commented on SSHD-708:
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{quote}
OpenSSH doesn't limit this; any value in the range [1 .. INT_MAX] is allowed. IMO we shouldn't
worry about unreasonably large values here; this is reading a private key of a user. If the
user created that key with 2**30 rounds, so be it. The code should just guard against rounds
< 1.
{quote}

This is where our philosophies differ - I believe I will make it configurable via a system
property (just in case) with a default of 2^16. Thanks for the feedback - I will make the
necessary changes and publish a PR for more feedback from you before merging so we can avoid
a back and forth on the issue.

> Add support for password encrypted OpenSSH private key files
> ------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: SSHD-708
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SSHD-708
>             Project: MINA SSHD
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>    Affects Versions: 1.4.0
>            Reporter: Goldstein Lyor
>            Assignee: Goldstein Lyor
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 2.1.1
>
>
> The current code supports only reading un-encrypted private key files



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