Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2011 09:49:19 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: Colin Percival <cperciva@...ebsd.org> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: FreeBSD 4.x OpenSSH/libopie remote root hole On Mon, Jul 04, 2011 at 09:24:45PM -0700, Colin Percival wrote: > I haven't had time to investigate, in part because I don't have any systems > running that ancient openssh any more. I'm interested to hear if anyone has > tracked down exactly where the bug was, though. Thanks for your reply. Since I also have other uses for my time, would anyone else investigate, please? I'd appreciate it. Perhaps install FreeBSD 4.x into a VM. Sounds like fun for someone who has time. I don't think the bug is in OpenSSH per se, nor in FreeBSD 4's PAM (my understanding is that it was cut-down Linux-PAM at the time, which was replaced with OpenPAM in 5.x), nor in pam_opie. libopie sounds more plausible. But I could be wrong. Alexander
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