Bug 699421 - ssh requests ipv6 addresses even with ipv6 disabled
Summary: ssh requests ipv6 addresses even with ipv6 disabled
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openssh
Version: 15
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jan F. Chadima
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-04-25 15:19 UTC by Orion Poplawski
Modified: 2011-05-01 03:23 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: openssh-5.6p1-31.fc15.1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-05-01 03:23:53 UTC


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Description Orion Poplawski 2011-04-25 15:19:27 UTC
Description of problem:

I have a DSL router that fails to respond to AAAA records properly:

  3.853196 192.168.100.67 -> 192.168.100.1 DNS Standard query A pkgs.fedoraproject.org
  3.853344 192.168.100.67 -> 192.168.100.1 DNS Standard query AAAA pkgs.fedoraproject.org
  3.897350 192.168.100.1 -> 192.168.100.67 DNS Standard query response A 209.132.181.4
  3.903481 192.168.100.1 -> 192.168.100.67 DNS Standard query response

This results in:

ssh: Could not resolve hostname pkgs.fedoraproject.org: Name or service not known

This is the case even with ipv6 completely disabled.  Work around is to run "ssh -4 hostname".  Other programs like firefox and thunderbird work with ipv6 disabled.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
openssh-5.6p1-30.fc15.i686

See also bug 697149.

Comment 1 Orion Poplawski 2011-04-25 17:08:20 UTC
This should fix:

--- openssh-5.6p1/sshconnect.c.getaddrinfo      2011-04-25 11:02:00.622740776 -0600
+++ openssh-5.6p1/sshconnect.c  2011-04-25 11:06:39.505254267 -0600
@@ -343,6 +343,7 @@
        memset(&hints, 0, sizeof(hints));
        hints.ai_family = family;
        hints.ai_socktype = SOCK_STREAM;
+       hints.ai_flags = AI_V4MAPPED | AI_ADDRCONFIG;
        snprintf(strport, sizeof strport, "%u", port);
        if ((gaierr = getaddrinfo(host, strport, &hints, &aitop)) != 0)
                fatal("%s: Could not resolve hostname %.100s: %s", __progname,

Comment 2 Orion Poplawski 2011-04-27 15:38:24 UTC
I see this has been fixed in rawhide, will we see it fixed in F15 soon?  Thanks!

Comment 3 Jan F. Chadima 2011-04-28 05:52:20 UTC
please test it and report. I do not put it into f15 before positive feedback.
If you have no way how to test it in rawhide I prepare testing package for you.

Comment 4 Orion Poplawski 2011-04-29 02:59:34 UTC
Works perfectly.  Thanks.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2011-04-29 07:25:57 UTC
openssh-5.6p1-31.fc15.1 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 15.
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/openssh-5.6p1-31.fc15.1

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2011-04-30 00:47:29 UTC
Package openssh-5.6p1-31.fc15.1:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 15 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing openssh-5.6p1-31.fc15.1'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/openssh-5.6p1-31.fc15.1
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2011-05-01 03:23:48 UTC
openssh-5.6p1-31.fc15.1 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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