Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 53109
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2019/01/22 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2009/7/4-9 [Academia/Berkeley/CSUA, Computer/SW/Security] UID:53109 Activity:nil
7/4     I'm accessing soda by typing ssh -X
        at a Linux prompt.  At the soda prompt, I can type "xmessage hello &",
        and I get a nice little greeting from myself popping up on my display.
        But if I type xterm &, the process runs ok, but nothing appears on
        my screen.  What am I doing wrong?
        \_ Works just fine for me...  try turning on SSH debug with -v ?
2019/01/22 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

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10/4    Where is the CSUA IRC channel?
        \_ on freenode, it is rad, you should join us -ausman
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        on the csua website but I can't remember its url (onset of dementia?)
        now. Can somebody plz post it, tnx.
           \_ for some reason I couldn't log in since Sept and the archiver
2005/7/14-15 [Computer/SW/OS/Windows] UID:38615 Activity:kinda low
7/14    Does anyone know of a solution allowing s/key for Windows logons?
        \_ You mean other than this?
           \_ Logons _to_ Windows boxes.  Interested in whether there are
              any similar OTP solutions not requiring one-time pads, exact
              time or communication between the target host and the one
              generating the response to auth challenge.  -John
2005/5/25-7/12 [Computer/SW/Unix] UID:37839 Activity:nil
5/25    Various insecure services have been disabled, including FTP, per
        departmental policy and/or request. You should be using sftp. =)
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        \_ When sftp shows this:
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        their implementation of s/key is broken for SHA-1 and RIPEMD-160
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        \_ obGoogle
                \_ Google on "skey openssh" gives a million links on
                   the old ssh vulnerability
        \_ Why not just use password-encrypted authorization keys?
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7/29    Can some one tell us some definitive info about what's going on
        with pop?  it hasn't worked since the ip change.  Do I need to
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6/21    Since keyinit has been disabled and ssh doesn't work for me (behind
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5/3     What's up with s/key?
        soda:~ [104] keyinit
        error in opening database: Permission denied
        \_ skey bad, telnet good
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1/15    How come we don't need to make a
        secure page?
        \_ offer to buy the CSUA an SSL certificate so that we don't
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6/15    Summary: To ftp, see <DEAD>csua/skey<DEAD>
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2/13    How is telnetd configured to disallow logins?  It seems to allow all
        in the hosts.allow file.  (here on Soda)
        \_ man skey.access
        \_ In general you can just comment it out in /etc/inetd.conf.
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            \_ i'm not a complete moron, i know how to turn off telnetd.
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Science Undergraduate Association The Computer Science Undergraduate Association is dedicated to representing the undergraduate Computer Science student body and associates to the University of California at Berkeley, its representatives, and other related organizations; Our office is located in 343 Soda Hall, located at the corner of Hearst & LeRoy. May___| |May, 2004 | |_S___M___T___W___T___F___S_| | |1 | ||___| |2 |3 |4 |5 |6 |7 |8 | |___|___|___|___|___|___|___| |9 |10 |11 |12 |13 |14 |15 | |___|___|___|___|___|___|___| |16 |17 |18 |19 |20 |21 |22 | |___|___|___|___|___|___|___| |23 |24 |25 |26 |27 |28 |29 | |___|___|___|___|___|___|___| |30 |31 | | |___|___|| Calendar of Events Mon, May 3rd, (6:00 PM) General Meeting/Officer Elections Announcements: * CSUA t-shirts are now available in the office (343 Soda) for $12 each. Baby-doll cuts also available. View the design on front and back. The CSUA Mentoring Program is calling for new students to sign up to be mentored. Register to find out more information about this free program at the mentoring website. Members interested in mentoring should contact jhs as soon as possible. CSUA Officer Meetings: Politburo meetings for Spring 2004 are scheduled for every Monday at 6pm in 337 Soda Hall. New members always welcome. Help Sessions are being offered, open especially to new students. The topics, times, and locations are listed here. We just made a Costco run. If you don't know what this means, stop by 343 Soda to find out. The Constitution has been amended. Many thanks to AMD and the TDA Project. Secure remote logins require either SSH ( Java Client) or S/KEY ( Java Client). User Policy - The Rules * Frequently Asked Questions about the CSUA and Soda * CSUA Constitution * Message of the Day - Including downtime announcements * CSUA Library * CSUA Encyclopedia * Membership application form, in PDF, TeX, DVI, and Postscript. The Mentoring Program * Prospective LSCS Mailing List.