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From: Denis Kenzior <denkenz@gmail.com>
To: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>, linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org
Cc: herbert@gondor.apana.org.au, Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>,
	ronnie sahlberg <ronniesahlberg@gmail.com>,
	linux-cifs <linux-cifs@vger.kernel.org>,
	Steve French <sfrench@samba.org>,
	David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>,
	keyrings@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] crypto: remove MD4 generic shash
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 09:51:24 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <946591db-36aa-23db-a5c4-808546eab762@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210818144617.110061-1-ardb@kernel.org>

Hi Ard,

On 8/18/21 9:46 AM, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> As discussed on the list [0], MD4 is still being relied upon by the CIFS
> driver, even though successful attacks on MD4 are as old as Linux
> itself.
> 
> So let's move the code into the CIFS driver, and remove it from the
> crypto API so that it is no longer exposed to other subsystems or to
> user space via AF_ALG.
> 

Can we please stop removing algorithms from AF_ALG?  The previous ARC4 removal 
already caused some headaches [0].  Please note that iwd does use MD4 for MSCHAP 
and MSCHAPv2 based 802.1X authentication.

Regards,
-Denis

[0] https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/iwd/+bug/1938650

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-18 14:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-18 14:46 Ard Biesheuvel
2021-08-18 14:51 ` Denis Kenzior [this message]
2021-08-18 16:10   ` Ard Biesheuvel
2021-08-18 16:23     ` Denis Kenzior
2021-08-18 16:47       ` Steve French
2021-08-18 22:08         ` Jeremy Allison
2021-08-19  3:49           ` Andrew Bartlett
2021-08-19  5:18             ` Eric Biggers
2021-08-19  5:23               ` Andrew Bartlett
2021-08-18 21:11       ` ronnie sahlberg
2021-08-18 22:10       ` Ard Biesheuvel
2021-08-18 22:22         ` Denis Kenzior
2021-08-18 23:03           ` Steve French
2021-08-19 16:56             ` Denis Kenzior
2021-08-19 10:42     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-08-19 17:10       ` Steve French
2021-08-19 20:54         ` ronnie sahlberg

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