PuTTY wish puttygen-openssh-aes

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summary: Support OpenSSH AES-encrypted keys in PuTTYgen
class: wish: This is a request for an enhancement.
difficulty: fun: Just needs tuits, and not many of them.
priority: high: This should be fixed in the next release.
fixed-in: r8917 97ca111e2953a18c8f75238d2c5bfb0d6017e4eb (0.61)

From the OpenSSH 5.4 changelog:

 * Passphrase-protected SSH protocol 2 private keys are now protected
   with AES-128 instead of 3DES. This applied to newly-generated keys
   as well as keys that are reencrypted (e.g. by changing their

PuTTYgen should certainly learn to import such keys. It should probably also have the option to export keys encrypted with either cipher. SGT, 2010-04-12: r8917 can now import the new keys, but won't export them yet.

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(last revision of this bug record was at 2016-12-27 11:40:21 +0000)