Subject: Re: What mode does NTP use DES -or- whence the IV?
To: Michael C. Richardson <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-net
Date: 12/28/1998 20:26:14
"Michael C. Richardson" <> writes:
>   I have been looking at reimplementing the authdes.c that is in xntp's
> libntp. Given an exportable (from Canada) libdes, authdes.c appears to
> be trivial, and it would be the first "product" from the intl tree that I'm
> working on.

Do we really want it, though? MD5 authentication is probably stronger, 
and given the nature of the messages, carries no more risk...