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OpenSSH Private Key

Description#

General#

  • Summary: The OpenSSH private key format can contain different types of private key such as RSA and DSA keys and therefore can work just like them. More details about cryptographic keys can be found in our FAQ.

Revoke the secret#

Revoking the key depends on the service being used.

Check for suspicious activity#

Checking for suspicious activity depends on the service being used.

Details for Base64 private key openssh#

  • Category: Private key

  • High recall: True

  • Validity check available: False

  • Minimum number of matches: 1

  • Occurrences found for one million commits: 0.52

  • Prefixed: True

  • PreValidators:

- type: FilenameBanlistPreValidator  banlist_extensions:  - css  - html  - lock  - md  - storyboard  - xib  banlist_filenames: []  check_binaries: false

Examples#

LS0tLS1CRUdJTiBPUEVOU1NIIFBSSVZBVEUgS0VZLS0tLS0gYjNCbGJuTnphQzFyWlhrdGRqRUFBQUFBQkc1dmJtVUFBQUFFYm05dVpRQUFBQUFBQUFBQkFBQUFNd0FBQUF0emMyZ3RaVyBReU5UVXhPUUFBQUNDNUtmcjhweG4wMUlnNVlicnZqS0s0a0M5SlVnTmJxT0N0TVkxT2RseHFkd0FBQUtoR2MvRUxSblB4IEN3QUFBQXR6YzJndFpXUXlOVFV4T1FBQUFDQzVLZnI4cHhuMDFJZzVZYnJ2aktLNGtDOUpVZ05icU9DdE1ZMU9kbHhxZHcgQUFBRUQwaVRDT3B0ZzJNenpKMnJnb3Y4NE5qcHBrZW5URTJZbXdRbFVRQ2cvdk43a3ArdnluR2ZUVWlEbGh1dStNb3JpUSBMMGxTQTF1bzRLMHhqVTUyWEdwM0FBQUFIM1JvYVdKaGRXeDBRSFJvYVdKaGRXeDBMVWx1YzNCcGNtOXVMVGMxTnpBQkFnIE1FQlFZPSAtLS0tLUVORCBPUEVOU1NIIFBSSVZBVEUgS0VZLS0tLS0K

Here's the decoded string:

-----BEGIN OPENSSH PRIVATE KEY-----b3BlbnNzaC1rZXktdjEAAAAABG5vbmUAAAAEbm9uZQAAAAAAAAABAAAAMwAAAAtzc2gtZWQyNTUxOQAAACC5Kfr8pxn01Ig5YbrvjKK4kC9JUgNbqOCtMY1OdlxqdwAAAKhGc/ELRnPxCwAAAAtzc2gtZWQyNTUxOQAAACC5Kfr8pxn01Ig5YbrvjKK4kC9JUgNbqOCtMY1OdlxqdwAAAED0iTCOptg2MzzJ2rgov84NjppkenTE2YmwQlUQCg/vN7kp+vynGfTUiDlhuu+MoriQL0lSA1uo4K0xjU52XGp3AAAAH3RoaWJhdWx0QHRoaWJhdWx0LUluc3Bpcm9uLTc1NzABAgMEBQY=-----END OPENSSH PRIVATE KEY----

Details for Private key openssh#

  • Category: Private key

  • High recall: True

  • Validity check available: False

  • Minimum number of matches: 1

  • Occurrences found for one million commits: 45.75

  • Prefixed: True

  • PreValidators:

- type: FilenameBanlistPreValidator  banlist_extensions:  - css  - html  - lock  - md  - storyboard  - xib  banlist_filenames: []  check_binaries: false- type: ContentWhitelistPreValidator  patterns:  - '-----begin openssh private key-----'

Examples#

- text: >    -----BEGIN OPENSSH PRIVATE KEY-----    b3BlbnNzaC1rZXktdjEAAAAABG5vbmUAAAAEbm9uZQAAAAAAAAABAAAAMwAAAAtzc2gtZW    QyNTUxOQAAACC5Kfr8pxn01Ig5YbrvjKK4kC9JUgNbqOCtMY1OdlxqdwAAAKhGc/ELRnPx    CwAAAAtzc2gtZWQyNTUxOQAAACC5Kfr8pxn01Ig5YbrvjKK4kC9JUgNbqOCtMY1Odlxqdw    AAAED0iTCOptg2MzzJ2rgov84NjppkenTE2YmwQlUQCg/vN7kp+vynGfTUiDlhuu+MoriQ    L0lSA1uo4K0xjU52XGp3AAAAH3RoaWJhdWx0QHRoaWJhdWx0LUluc3Bpcm9uLTc1NzABAg    MEBQY=    -----END OPENSSH PRIVATE KEY-----