Implementation of Kerberos 5 network security system.
Shishi is a free implementation of the Kerberos 5 network security system. It is used to allow non-secure network nodes to communicate in a secure manner through client-server mutual authentication via tickets.
It includes a library ('libshishi') that developers can use to add support for RFC 1510, and a command line utility ('shishi') that lets users interface with the library, acquire and manage tickets, and more. Included are also a TELNET client and server (based on GNU InetUtils) for remote network login, and a PAM module for host security. Shishi is still alpha quality. Basic support for acquiring and managing tickets are working. The KDC server side can only serve initial authentication requests. DES, 3DES and AES cipher suites are supported.
released on 6 August 2022
OpenPGP signature URL: https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/shishi/shishi-1.0.3.tar.gz.sig
7 August 2022
Leaders and contributors
|Mats Erik Andersson||Maintainer|
Resources and communication
|Savannah||VCS Repository Webview||https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/shishi.git/|
|Savannah||VCS Repository Webview||https://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=shishi.git|
|Weak prerequisite||libgcrypt (as replacement for nettle)|
|Weak prerequisite||libidn (for non-ASCII support)|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 August 2022.
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