[OpenWrt-Devel] Dropbear DSA keys

Alexander Dahl post at lespocky.de
Thu Mar 31 07:59:14 EDT 2016

Hei hei,

Am 2016-03-31 13:41, schrieb Torsten Duwe:
> While I agree with you on dropping 3DES and CBC modes, the claim that
> DSA is "completely unused" is a fairly bold assumption IMHO.
> First, as you mentioned, it is part of the standard(!) and has no technical
> issues.
> Second, it used to be the default type for keys generated by OpenSSH for
> some extended time period, IIRC.

FWIW: OpenSSH deprecated dss key use with the 7.0 release last year.



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