SSH trouble again

J.A. Neitzel jan.listbox at
Fri Oct 19 11:23:41 PDT 2001

Adam Sutton wrote:

> You are my hero :D :D :D

hee hee hee... funny :^D

> It was the permission on /dev/tty. I should have tried that really, I just
> assumed that because ssh was suid then it would have root permissions when
> accessing such things, but I am guessing this is not correct and that it
> only uses the suid to can get access to a port less then 1024 ? Which would
> make all of this make sense :)
> Well anyway I can now start playing with more fun things.
> By the way the error that I got originally was from the latest version of
> openssh and this one was an older version, personally I would say the output
> from the older version was much more useful.
> Thanks a lot

My pleasure to assist =)

Don't forget to treat /dev/ptmx the same as /dev/tty wrt its
permissions too.

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