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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] Account on
From: K. Noel Belcourt (kbelco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-06 18:29:05

On Sep 6, 2008, at 4:24 PM, Rene Rivera wrote:

> K. Noel Belcourt wrote:
>> It seems like your system supports
>> debug: server offers auth methods
>> 'publickey,password,keyboard-interactive,hostbased'.
>> while we support only these
>> debug: client supports 5 auth methods:
>> 'gssapi,gssapi-with-mic,kerberos-
>> tgt2_at_[hidden],kerberos-1_at_[hidden],password'
>> Note that publickey authentication is not supported on our side.
> Well that's annoying. Especially since I have no idea if I can make
> the
> server accept other kinds of auth. Do you have any ideas? Can you
> change
> your client somehow to use other auths? (i.e. public-key)

I found another ssh client that support ssh1 protocol. Here's the
exchange (that also failed but with a different message).

[kbelco_at_sahp7645 scratch]$ /usr/bin/ssh -1 -v -l grafik ls
OpenSSH_3.9p1, OpenSSL 0.9.7a Feb 19 2003
debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config
debug1: Applying options for *
debug1: Connecting to [] port 22.
debug1: Connection established.
debug1: identity file /home/kbelco/.ssh/identity type -1
debug1: Remote protocol version 1.99, remote software version
debug1: match: OpenSSH_3.9p1 pat OpenSSH*
debug1: Local version string SSH-1.5-OpenSSH_3.9p1
debug1: Waiting for server public key.
debug1: Received server public key (768 bits) and host key (1024 bits).
debug1: Host '' is known and matches the RSA1 host key.
debug1: Found key in /home/kbelco/.ssh/known_hosts:26
debug1: Encryption type: 3des
debug1: Sent encrypted session key.
debug1: Installing crc compensation attack detector.
debug1: Received encrypted confirmation.
debug1: Doing challenge response authentication.

What is the challenge / response bit?

-- Noel

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