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GNU Shishi

Shishi is a (still incomplete) implementation of Kerberos 5, which can be used to authenticate users in distributed systems. It contains a library that can be used by application developers, and a command line utility for users. Shishi supports Kerberos authenticated telnet client/server, IMAP client/server (via GSSAPI), SSH client/server (via GSSAPI), rsh/rlogin client, and a PAM module for host security.

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Recent releases

  •  08 Apr 2013 06:36

    Release Notes: This release fixes server-realm handling. It fixes salt derivation for principals with multiple components. It fixes setting principals with multiple components in encticketpart. Fixes to .k5login authorization. The syslog facility is now LOG_AUTH instead of LOG_DAEMON. minitasn1 copy has been removed. Updated gnulib files and various other fixes.

    •  03 May 2006 13:31

      Release Notes: A bug in the libtasn1 DER encoder code to get service tickets was fixed. The handling of key versions was improved. The translation of messages in shishi was improved. Documentation fixes were made.

      •  03 May 2006 13:31

        Release Notes: Support for pre-authentication was added. A bug in shishid which caused it to listen on standard input and crash was fixed. The copyright on lib/kerberos5.asn1 was clarified. The gnulib compatibility files were updated. Some memory leaks and crashes were fixed.

        •  26 Mar 2006 09:54

          Release Notes: Debian packages are available. The internal crypto code was replaced with modules from gnulib. A shared library versioning script was added. libidn detection code was improved. The manual doesn't have any invariant sections. gnulib compatibility files were updated. libtasn1 was updated.

          •  11 Aug 2005 19:52

            Release Notes: The mailing list is now mentioned in the documentation. It should now build with objdir != srcdir on systems that lack stdbool.h. The license template in files were updated with the new FSF address. The internal libtasn1 copy was updated to version 0.2.14. Gnulib files have been updated, and uses within the library are updated.


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