Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 442810
ssh-add -l doesn't seem to work correctly any more
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:32:27 EST
Description of problem:
When I have encrypted pubkeys in my .ssh directory, and the SSH client needs to
use them, gnome-keyring pops up a dialog to ask for the passphrase. If I enter
it, the next time I run the SSH client, I'm not prompted for the passphrase
again. The gnome-keyring has apparently saved my key. This is quite different
from how the normal SSH client/agent interaction works.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run "ssh-add -D" to clear keys from your agent.
2. Run "ssh-add -l" to list which keys the agent has.
3. Run "ssh-add" to add your keys to the agent.
4. Run "ssh-add -l" to list which keys the agent has.
The same results both times.
Different (correct) results.
Given there's a regression in behavior of ssh agent that has Security
implications, setting it as a release blocker.
By the way, we still run ssh-agent, so just disabling ssh support in keyring is
required to revert to old behavior until things get sorted.
Moving to target. At this point, I don't see how this is a *release* blocker,
although it's a viable candidate for a day zero update.
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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