Subject: Re: Strange AnonCVS problem: OpenSSH cannot transfer large files?
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From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/24/2000 11:42:15
On Mon, Oct 23, 2000 at 11:24:33PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> 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...

Any fix available? This doesn't look like something that should stay in 
1.5, if it can be helped at all...