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Bug#807107: ssh: doesn't support SSH protocol version 1

On Sat, Dec 05, 2015 at 03:16:00PM +0300, Evgeny Kapun wrote:
> After the last update, ssh can't use SSH protocol version 1. Moreover,
> if "Protocol 1" option appears anywhere in ssh_config file, ssh will
> not work at all.
> Unfortunately, there are still SSH servers which don't support
> protocol version 2. Unfortunately, people who use these servers
> usually don't have administrative access so they can't upgrade them. I
> understand why support for such an old protocol is disabled by
> default, but why remove it completely? As a result, people who need to
> access these older servers will have to use alternative builds or even
> build SSH client manually.

Yes, it was disabled at compile-time upstream:


I may consider building a separate client-only package with protocol 1
support, but I'd like to see how things go.  It seems important for the
general health of the internet that people put pressure on vendors and
sysadmins to upgrade these old and broken servers.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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