Subject: Re: TCP-MD5
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: john heasley <email@example.com>
Date: 04/28/2004 00:54:26
Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 08:50:59PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin:
> In message <20040428000409.GK339@shrubbery.net>, john heasley writes:
> > algorithm keylen (bits)
> > tcp-md5 8 to 640 tcp: rfc2385
> >Is that corrent, a minimum length of 8? Though silly, afaik all the
> >router implementations i've touched have a minimum length of 1.
> Actually see RFC 3562 for guidance. Also note that this is *bits* --
> do the routers really permit a single-bit "key"? (I hesitate to use
> the word "key" for something that short!)
John just needs to step away from the keyboard for a while. Sorry
for the noise.