sshd problem with recent snapshots

Ken Brown
Mon Nov 15 16:19:00 GMT 2010

On 11/15/2010 11:09 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Nov 13 10:00, Ken Brown wrote:
>> On 11/5/2010 8:03 AM, Ken Brown wrote:
>>> If I start sshd on a machine running a recent snapshot, I'm unable to
>>> login to that machine via ssh.  The connection is closed right after I
>>> type my password.  The problem first appears in the snapshot of
>>> 20100917.  To reproduce:
>>> 1. Start sshd.
>>> 2. While logged in as one user, try to login as another user.  For example:
>>> $ ssh kbrown-admin@localhost
>>> kbrown-admin@localhost's password:
>>> Connection to localhost closed by remote host.
>>> Connection to localhost closed.
>>> The same thing happens if I try to ssh in from a different machine on
>>> the network.
>> Further information:  There are two entries in the Windows Event
>> Viewer (Application Log) after the failed login:
>> sshd: PID 2264: Accepted password for kbrown-admin from ::1 port 1025 ssh2.
>> sshd: PID 2264: fatal: chmod(/dev/tty1, 0622) failed: Permission denied.
> Hmm, that's weird.  I'm using the latest Cygwin from CVS, and I cannot
> reproduce this.  I tried to login from a remote machine with pubkey and
> password authentication using an admin account as well as a normal user
> account.  Works fine for me in all these cases.
> I can't quite believe it, but maybe that's OS related.  I'm running my
> tests on W7 in the first place.  What OS are you using?



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