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[bug#34632] [PATCH 0/2] Change from GSS to MIT-KRB5.

From: Maxim Cournoyer
Subject: [bug#34632] [PATCH 0/2] Change from GSS to MIT-KRB5.
Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 23:17:17 -0400
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Leo Famulari <address@hidden> writes:

> On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 11:43:26PM -0400, Maxim Cournoyer wrote:
>> Unmaintained on what ground? The website doesn't list fresh news,
>> but the latest release was made in 2014 [1], and the maintainer has made
>> changes to the Debian package last time in 2017 [2]. I wouldn't say it's
>> unmaintained until the maintainer says so or CVEs pile up unfixed (which
>> there aren't).
> Considering the rate of vulnerability discovery in MIT Kerberos [0] I
> think that, if GSS was being examined to the same degree, we would learn
> of many serious bugs. Any significant C codebase of this age will have
> such bugs. But unfortunately GSS hasn't received as much scrutiny.
> [0]

Just FYI,

I had ping'd the GSS mailing list with this message:, but
there haven't been a reply (yet).

So it looks like it was a wise decision to make the switch! Sorry for
doubting, eh!


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