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Subject: Re: libssh2 crypto back-ends: need for bignum access
Re: libssh2 crypto back-ends: need for bignum access
From: Peter Stuge <peter_at_stuge.se>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:51:38 +0000
Chris Hanson wrote:
The SSH 2 protocol sends "mpint" values in various messages.
See RFC 4251 5. on bottom of page 8 for the wire format.
The ssh-dss public key format is REQUIRED, and ssh-rsa is RECOMMENDED,
Finally, RFC 4253 8. also uses mpint in the DH key exchange. Search
> whether this is actually necessary to implement the SSHv2 protocol
> If there’s a real need to expose this for a correct implementation,
Cool. RFC 4251 and 4253 are good references. See also RFC 4419.