Bug#506842: ssh: All SSH functionality segfaults with libcrypto
On Tue, 2008-11-25 at 16:18 +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > Trying to login to my SSH server from another computer running any SSH program fails
> > Trying to login to other computers from SSH fails
> > SCP fails
> > ssh-vulnkey fails during dist-upgrade
> > dmesg says:
> > [ 865.824769] sshd general protection ip:7fef41d74451 sp:7fff4ab4df30 error:252 in libcrypto.so.0.9.8[7fef41cf5000+171000]
> libcrypto.so.0.9.8 is shipped by the libssl0.9.8 package. What version
> of that do you have installed?
> It's suspicious that this happened just after an openssh upload, and I
> suppose this must be amd64-specific since it worked for me when I
> uploaded it on i386. Can anyone on debian-ssh@ help?
The submitter also filed #506846 (CCed) against openssl, which indicates
the relevant version is 0.9.8g-14.
However, having upgraded one of my amd64 unstable machines to the quoted
versions of openssl and openssh, I'm unable to reproduce the issues
mentioned in either report; sshing from and to the machine works as does