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From "Kathey Marsden (JIRA)" <derby-...@db.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (DERBY-528) Support for DRDA Strong User ID and Password Substitute Authentication (USRSSBPWD) scheme
Date Fri, 21 Jul 2006 13:13:16 GMT
    [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-528?page=comments#action_12422636 ] 
            
Kathey Marsden commented on DERBY-528:
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My functional concerns about 10.2 client not working with 10.1 server have been taken care
of by reverting to the CLEAR_TEXT_PASSWORD default. I will try out the patch today and will
submit the JCC masters. I got sidetracked with some other  issues.  It would be great if Sunitha
could also take a look at the code changes as she did similar work for DERBY-928.



> Support for DRDA Strong User ID and Password Substitute Authentication (USRSSBPWD) scheme
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DERBY-528
>                 URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-528
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: Security
>    Affects Versions: 10.1.1.0
>            Reporter: Francois Orsini
>         Assigned To: Francois Orsini
>             Fix For: 10.2.0.0
>
>         Attachments: 528_diff_v1.txt, 528_diff_v2.txt, 528_diff_v3.txt, 528_SecMec_Testing_Table.txt,
528_stat_v1.txt, 528_stat_v2.txt, 528_stat_v3.txt
>
>
> This JIRA will add support for (DRDA) Strong User ID and Password Substitute Authentication
(USRSSBPWD) scheme in the network client/server driver layers.
> Current Derby DRDA network client  driver supports encrypted userid/password (EUSRIDPWD)
via the use of DH key-agreement protocol - however current Open Group DRDA specifications
imposes small prime and base generator values (256 bits) that prevents other JCE's  to be
used as java cryptography providers - typical minimum security requirements is usually of
1024 bits (512-bit absolute minimum) when using DH key-agreement protocol to generate a session
key.
> Strong User ID and Password Substitute Authentication (USRSSBPWD) is part of DRDA specifications
as another alternative to provide ciphered passwords across the wire.
> Support of USRSSBPWD authentication scheme will enable additional JCE's to  be used when
encrypted passwords are required across the wire.
> USRSSBPWD authentication scheme will be specified by a Derby network client user via
the securityMechanism property on the connection UR - A new property value such as ENCRYPTED_PASSWORD_SECURITY
will be defined in order to support this new (DRDA) authentication scheme.

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