294597Re: TLS with Encrypted Private Key
- Aug 5, 2013On Mon, August 5, 2013 5:12 am, Yishen Miao wrote:
> On Aug 4, 2013, at 9:54 PM, wietse@... (Wietse Venema) wrote:No. Where would the decryption key for the encrypted private key stored,
>> Yishen Miao:
>>> I wonder is there any plan about adding such feature to postfix?
>> There are no such plans. If random people can read a private key
>> file that is read-only for root, then you have worse problems than
>> email security.
> Also, an encrypted private key that is read-only for root sounds more
> secure than a plain one in the worse problem scenarios. :-p
and how would it be protected against intruders? As soon as an intruder
has that decryption key, they have the plaintext private key as well.
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