Bug 347761 - Port ntp to use NSS library for cryptography
Summary: Port ntp to use NSS library for cryptography
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ntp
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Miroslav Lichvar
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: CryptoConsolidation
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-10-23 10:21 UTC by Peter Vrabec
Modified: 2014-08-25 14:43 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2014-08-25 14:43:32 UTC


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Description Peter Vrabec 2007-10-23 10:21:18 UTC
ntp should be ported to use NSS library for cryptography.
See the tracking bug for details and links on how it could be done.

Comment 1 Bob Lord 2008-08-27 20:56:07 UTC
What cryptographic operations does NTP use?

Comment 2 Miroslav Lichvar 2008-08-28 11:26:10 UTC
From openssl are used functions dealing with certificates, encrypting, decrypting, signing and verification.

An overview of NTP cryptography is here:
http://www.ntp.org/ntpfaq/NTP-s-algo-crypt.htm

Comment 3 Miroslav Lichvar 2014-08-25 14:43:32 UTC
I think it's time to close this bug, it looks like the crypto consolidation effort has stopped long time ago and porting ntpd to NSS won't be easy.


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