SSH DSA logins on crank.

Holger Levsen holger at
Tue May 20 07:31:46 EDT 2008


On Tuesday 20 May 2008 04:08, Bernie Innocenti wrote:
> Hopefully this doesn't mean that the _private_ DSA key can be
> compromised if the _public_ key was copied on a Debian/Ubuntu machine.

Not by copying to, but by using with, yes, unfortunatly.

Read - in 
short, if the randomness is not really random, DSA can be attacked rather 
easily. That's why and don't allow DSA keys at all 

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