[SR-Users] it's auth module send clear text password?
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Tue Mar 5 14:32:24 CET 2019
On Tue, Mar 5, 2019 at 1:12 PM PICCORO McKAY Lenz <mckaygerhard at gmail.com>
> thanks for aswer Federico, another, if the communication beetween asterisk
> and kamailio are using public ip, that password are easyl hackaeable?
yes, they are hackable, exactly like HTTP passwords. Easily, that depends
who the hackers are.
Actually, the method used for password exchange is exactly the same as in
http (nonce + md5).
If you use long enough passwords, is probably almost ok, if you can cope
with the breach that can happen (eg: limit the expenses toward your ITSP
gateway, with a cap, or prepaid).
If you are thinking about privacy, then password are completely useless
with "normal" SIP: both signaling (who you call) and media (the sound of
the conversation) are in clear, and can be listened by anyone (no password
For real security (and privacy, etc) go for TLS and SRTP (ZRTP being the
> i read rfc2617 but does are not clear respect security and seems SIP is
> not an easy protocol to secure due relationship beetween both are trusted
> or something similar?
> El mar., 5 de mar. de 2019 a la(s) 03:08, Federico Cabiddu (
> federico.cabiddu at gmail.com) escribió:
>> auth module implement digest authentication (rfc2617) so passwords are
>> not sent in clear from the client to kamailio.
>> On Tue, Mar 5, 2019 at 7:07 AM PICCORO McKAY Lenz <mckaygerhard at gmail.com>
>>> if kamailio doe snot use TLS all the mechanish in atuh module are send
>>> the pasword nude to the network?
>>> Lenz McKAY Gerardo (PICCORO)
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