Subject: Re: netbsd sshd - really nobody knows?
To: Wojciech Puchar <>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/01/2001 02:20:59
On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 09:40:29AM +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> how to make "none" cipher in netbsd 1.5.1 sshd/ssh sources?
> in ssh sources not integrated with netbsd tree it's done with configure
> option.

Not, however, in OpenSSH.

OpenSSH took out the 'none' cipher both because of the fact that it's
just a plain bad idea to offer people options like 'Here, use this
secure encrypted protocol, but disable the security and encryption
please.' and because of a bug, detailed here:

If you insist on patching this back in in your own tree, look here:

Though you should remember, IT'S A BAD IDEA.

David Maxwell,| -->
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