openssh closes connection after username is sent

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at
Thu Oct 27 21:04:02 PDT 2005

Dan Nicholson wrote:

> Here's a patch I made up for the errata page.  CC'ing website.  Could
> someone with a real understanding of the bug have a look at the
> wording?  (Alexander?  Matthew?)  Hopefully it meshes with the
> stylings of the website.
> +		<li><p>Glibc-2.3.4 contains a bug where it will segfault when attempting
> +			to chroot into a nonexisting directory.  This bug is triggered by the
> +			OpenSSH-4.x daemon.  Applying this
> +			<a href="">patch</a>
> +			to the Glibc source files will fix the bug.  More discussion can be
> +			seen in this
> +			<a href="">bug report</a>.</p></li>

The description is wrong.

Glibc-2.3.4 contains a bug where it will segfault while attempting to 
load a shared library in an empty chroot environment.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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