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class ValidPublicKey(UnauthorizedLogin): (source)

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Raised by public key checkers when they receive public key credentials that don't contain a signature at all, but are valid in every other way. (e.g. the public key matches one in the user's authorized_keys file).

Protocol code (eg SSHUserAuthServer) which attempts to log in using ISSHPrivateKey credentials should be prepared to handle a failure of this type by telling the user to re-authenticate using the same key and to include a signature with the new attempt.

See section 7 for more details.