Bug 77599 - ssh hangs if home directory is not writeable
ssh hangs if home directory is not writeable
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: openssh (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-11-10 03:51 EST by santini
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-04 05:32:21 EST
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Description santini 2002-11-10 03:51:43 EST
Description of problem:
Trying to login to a user with a non writeable home directory result in ssh
hanging for indefinite time.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Let foobar a user such that your key is in his authorized_keys
2. chmod a-w /home/foobar
3. ssh -v foobar@localhost
Actual Results:  ssh hanging after:

debug1: channel request 0: shell
debug1: fd 3 setting TCP_NODELAY
debug1: channel 0: open confirm rwindow 0 rmax 32768

Expected Results:  a normal login, since your key is listed in
Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2005-02-04 05:32:21 EST
Cannot reproduce on the current Fedora Core.

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