Subject: RE: Strange AnonCVS problem: OpenSSH cannot transfer large files?
To: 'Ignatios Souvatzis' <email@example.com>
From: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
Date: 10/24/2000 10:25:33
I don't know Open-SSH, but is there an option to tel it to get stuff in
smaller packets, then? Or maybe another way to shrink the packets?
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-> -----Original Message-----
-> From: Ignatios Souvatzis [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
-> Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2000 5:42 AM
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-> Subject: Re: Strange AnonCVS problem: OpenSSH cannot transfer large
-> 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 anoncvs.netbsd.org. 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...