Modifications to Kerberos internals

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Nov 29 09:21:45 EST 2004

Are you talking about something like Sphinx?  Or are you talking about
implemented PKINIT?


Venu Satuluri <venusatuluri at> writes:

> Sorry for the late reply.
> We intend to make a public-key cryptograhy version of Kerberos. There
> is a quite a bit of literature regarding this, but I am not sure if
> any scheme has been successfully implemented. (I would be grateful if
> u could share any information regarding this). We want to implement a
> bare-bones version (this is for a 4-month senior year project), and in
> keeping with that we want to retain as much of the source code as is
> possible. We intend to change the code relating to the message
> structures, and the processing of messages by the various parties.
> We spent some time examining the source code, as well as the rfc for
> krb-protocol. Nevertheless, our project requires a better
> understanding of the internals than the source code supplies. Still
> looking for any such documentation.
> Venu
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