Subject: Re: Strange AnonCVS problem: OpenSSH cannot transfer large files?
To: None <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/23/2000 23:24:33
On Tue, Oct 24, 2000 at 12:16:30AM +0200, Urban Boquist wrote:
> Hi all,
> I see a completely reproducible problem when I cvs update over ssh
> from Or more precisely, I see the problem if I use
> OpenSSH as shipped with NetBSD-current, but not if I use good old
> ssh-1.2.27.

This is a bug in OpenSSH -- it crashes if it receives a packet larger
than 64K.  I can't seem to find a way to exploit it, but it *does* cause
a pointer reference to random memory...