Bug 1190921 - update tmate to 2.4
update tmate to 2.4
Status: NEW
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE Distribution
Classification: openSUSE
Component: Security
Leap 15.2
x86-64 openSUSE Leap 15.2
: P5 - None : Normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Andreas Schneider
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Reported: 2021-09-27 08:59 UTC by Bernhard Wiedemann
Modified: 2021-10-04 10:20 UTC (History)
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Description Bernhard Wiedemann 2021-09-27 08:59:04 UTC
We run our own internal tmate server and I was thinking that upgrading tmate in Leap to 2.4 might be worth it.

* MD5 has known collisions and it would be good to replace it with secure SHA256
* having 2.4 everywhere reduces friction for users:
  providing users with different fingerprint configs for 2.2.x and 2.4 is harder

* the way MD5 is used in tmate, might not be affected by collisions
* all users of custom tmate servers will need to update their configs
  - how do we notify them?

Alternatively, could we add a tmate24 package to Leap Update repos?