SRP

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Also see: Security | Remote | Authentication | Cryptography

Acronym: Secure Remote Password

Home Page: http://srp.stanford.edu

From the home page:

The Project's primary purpose is to improve password security by making strong password authentication technology a standard part of deployed real-world systems. This is accomplished by making this technology an easy-to-use, hassle-free alternative to weak and vulnerable legacy password authentication schemes. SRP makes these objectives possible because it offers a unique combination of password security, user convenience, and freedom from restrictive licenses. ...more

Available under a "BSD-style license."

OpenSSH patch which adds SRP functionality: http://members.tripod.com/professor_tom/archives