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Add deprecation warnings for weaker algorithms to geli(4).

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Add deprecation warnings for weaker algorithms to geli(4).

  • Triple DES has been formally deprecated in Kerberos (RFC 8429) and is soon to be deprecated in IPsec (RFC 8221).
  • Blowfish is deprecated. FreeBSD doesn't support its successor (Twofish).
  • MD5 is generally considered a weak digest that has known attacks.

geli refuses to create new volumes using these algorithms via 'geli
init'. It also warns when attaching to existing volumes or creating
temporary volumes via 'geli onetime' . The plan is to fully remove
support for these algorithms in FreeBSD 13.

Note that none of these algorithms have ever been the default
algorithm used by geli(8). Users would have had to explicitly select
these algorithms when creating volumes in the past.

Reviewed by: cem, delphij
MFC after: 3 days
Relnotes: yes
Sponsored by: Chelsio Communications
Differential Revision: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D20344

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jhbAuthored on May 23 2019, 10:31 PM
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R10:c2fd516f3a41: Add deprecation warnings for IPsec algorithms deprecated in RFC 8221.
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