Werk #12677: Linux Agent: Improved encyption

Component Checks & agents
Title Linux Agent: Improved encyption
Date May 19, 2021
Checkmk Editon Checkmk Raw (CRE)
Checkmk Version 2.1.0i1 2.0.0p5
Level Trivial Change
Class Security Fix
Compatibility Compatible - no manual interaction needed

The Linux agent now uses some advantages of current (>= 1.1.1) OpenSSL versions and employs a safer encryption algorithm for the agent output on applicable systems.

Additionally, the password generator within the "Encyption" ruleset now generates passwords in a length of 16 characters.

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