[Samba] Samba kerberos more time sensitive that Windows?

Jason Haar Jason.Haar at trimble.co.nz
Thu Mar 15 20:32:26 GMT 2007

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> The only way Windows servers could be handling this
> situation is to ignore clock-skew errors on incoming
> AP_REQ messages. I actually believe they're doing this,
> and I can't let Samba do the same.

I suspected Windows was ignoring clock-slew events. Doesn't that mean
Active Directory's Kerberos is susceptible to man-in-the-middle attacks
then? :-)


Jason Haar
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