openssh

J. Kyllo jjkyllo at u.washington.edu
Fri Feb 16 17:55:18 PST 2001


I think I remember hearing about ssh2 having some problems in some ways
but I can't remember at all what they are. They were security related
though.


On Fri, 16 Feb 2001, C. Olmsted wrote:


> Thanks Walter,

>

> I found that re-configuring with "LIBS=-lcrypt ./configure" was painless.

>

> Since we're on the subject, has anyone had any luck with sftp on redhat 7

> boxes? I keep getting this error message when I try (I have modified

> sshd_config to allow sftp connections):

>

> Feb 16 15:46:13 xxxxxx sshd[5605]: error: channel 0: internal error: we

> do not read, but chan_read_failed for istate 8

>

> In fact, this seems to occur on a regular basis with sshd in general on

> this system...

>

> In other news, I have been totally impressed today by the ability of the

> ssh2 protocol to have secure file browsing as well as secure file

> copying. This is exactly what I've been looking for...an excellent

> alternative to both ftp and scp.

>

> Dave D. (or anyone at CAC), as far as updating the clusters on

> dante/homer/etc. can't you just run sshd in fall back mode so we can take

> advantage of ssh2 now and still support those who have not installed (or

> can't get) an ssh2 client for their systems?

>

> Cliff

>

> On Fri, 16 Feb 2001, Walter Marchuk wrote:

>

> > It is not authenticating correctly. Its authenticating using DES instead

> > of MD5. Change your hashed password entry to DES or reconfigure your ssh.

> >

> > Here's a script i wrote awhile back.

> >

> > #!/usr/bin/perl

> > # Name: crypt

> > # Description: Crypts passwords

> > # Author: Walter Marchuk

> > # Date: 08/10/2000

> > ########################

> >

> > $password = $ARGV[0];

> > $option = $ARGV[1];

> >

> > # Options checking

> > if (!($password) || ($password eq "-h") || ($password eq "--help"))

> > {

> > print qq[ Crypt utility. \n Author: Walter Marchuk\n Date: 08/10/2000\n Version: 1.0\n HELP:\n crypt <password text> <-n>\n -n No newline\n];

> > exit 1;

> > }

> >

> > srand(time||$$);

> > $salt = int(rand(9934));

> > $cryptedpass = crypt($password, $salt);

> >

> > if (($option eq "-n"))

> > {

> > print "$cryptedpass";

> > }

> > else

> > {

> > print "$cryptedpass\n";

> > }

> > exit 0

> >

> > *****************************

> > Walter Marchuk

> > Senior Computer Specialist

> > University of Washington

> > Electrical Engineering

> > Room: 307g

> > 206-221-5421

> > marchuk at ee.washington.edu

> > *****************************

> >

> > On Fri, 16 Feb 2001, Cliff wrote:

> >

> > > Hey all,

> > >

> > > Wondering if anyone has compiled the latest version of openssh on

> > > slackware? I compiled openssl on my P90 (ugh, that took forever) and

> > > then compiled openssh with no compiler errors. But when I started up

> > > the new version of sshd, I was not able to ssh back in. I could

> > > connect, but my password was not accepted for any account...I tried

> > > connecting with both the version 1 ssh.com client as well as the openssh

> > > client...

> > >

> > > I haven't checked any documentation yet, so forgive me if I need to

> > > RTFM.

> > >

> > > Thanks,

> > > Cliff

> > >

> > >

> >

> >

>

>

>




More information about the Linux mailing list