AOL 6.0 protocol changes...
rekkanoryo at rekkanoryo.org
Sun Sep 9 12:11:35 EDT 2007
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Jeff Connelly wrote:
>> 2. What is "krbtgt"? Is that another screen name? It appears in there a few
>> times. Maybe the actual conversation data itself is encrypted, but the
>> framing data surrounding the conversation isn't?
> krbtgt = Kerberos Ticket-Granting Ticket?
> says "When a user first authenticates to Kerberos, he talks to the
> Authentication Service on the KDC to get a Ticket Granting Ticket.
> This ticket is encrypted with the user's password."
> The terminology seems to fit the acronyms seen here - perhaps AIM6
> uses Kerberos for authentication in some way.
This is indeed a sign of Kerberos-based authentication, as is the
kdc.uas.aol.com hostname. I would bet that AOL is using Kerberos 5 here instead
of the older Kerberos 4 which appears to be used for our Zephyr support.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux)
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the Devel