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Re: Ubuntu 11.10 now unsecure by default
From: Andrew N Dowden <andrew_dowden () softdesign net nz>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 08:18:43 +1300

On 18/11/11 23:46, Larry W. Cashdollar wrote:
Anyone know what the default is for Ubuntu 11

PermitEmptyPasswords no
PasswordAuthentication no


in /etc/ssh/sshd_config?
for Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric)

snip: ( from */etc/ssh/sshd_config* )
--
# To enable empty passwords, change to yes (NOT RECOMMENDED)
PermitEmptyPasswords no
--
# Change to no to disable tunnelled clear text passwords
#PasswordAuthentication yes
--

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