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[suse-security] ssh: Changing Host Keys
From: Lucky Leavell (susesecUniXpress.com)
Date: Wed Mar 10 2004 - 16:31:45 CST
OS: SuSE 9.0 using SuSEfirewall2
This was a Red Hat 8 box which we blew away when doing a FTP install of
SuSE 9 (neat!). Unfortunately, we had used this box to ssh into and used
the same IP address for the SuSE install. After a bit of tweaking, I got
ssh to connect but now it complains about the host key change:
Script started on Wed Mar 10 15:12:58 2004
ris713 lucky /home/lucky 0:0 $ ssh -p 70 lucky126.96.36.199
WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!
IT IS POSSIBLE THAT SOMEONE IS DOING SOMETHING NASTY!
Someone could be eavesdropping on you right now (man-in-the-middle attack)!
It is also possible that the RSA host key has just been changed.
The fingerprint for the RSA key sent by the remote host is
Please contact your system administrator.
Add correct host key in /home/lucky/.ssh/known_hosts to get rid of this message.
Offending key in /home/lucky/.ssh/known_hosts:4
RSA host key for 188.8.131.52 has changed and you have requested strict checking.
Host key verification failed.
script done on Wed Mar 10 15:13:16 2004
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