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Date: Fri, 24 May 2013 18:19:22 +0200
From: Yann Droneaud <>
To: <>
Subject: SSH key storage


An interesting article (at least for me) on SSH private key storage and 
how the password is
derived (without stretching) to create a key for AES-CBC 
encrypt/decrypt the key.

The author also explain how to use PKCS#8 to benefit from PBKDF2.

I was already puzzled about the PGP scheme (see 
but I'm very surprised that the SSH default key storage scheme is so 

(Seen via 


Yann Droneaud

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