Bug 79972 - Segmentation fault when sshing an hostname with no address associated
Segmentation fault when sshing an hostname with no address associated
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: openssh (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 79578
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Reported: 2002-12-18 03:47 EST by Nicolas Mailhot
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-08 03:46:04 EST
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Description Nicolas Mailhot 2002-12-18 03:47:35 EST
On RH8, when sshing an hostname with no address associated, I get a :

[nim@poseidon nim]$ ssh fr
ssh: fr: No address associated with hostname

(openssh-3.4p1-2)

On Rawhide (same user and nfs-mounted home) :

[nim@ulysse nim]$ ssh -v fr
OpenSSH_3.5p1, SSH protocols 1.5/2.0, OpenSSL 0x0090602f
debug1: Reading configuration data /home/nim/.ssh/config
debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config
debug1: Applying options for *
debug1: Rhosts Authentication disabled, originating port will not be trusted.
debug1: ssh_connect: needpriv 0
Erreur de segmentation

(openssh-3.5p1-2)

Don't know if it's serious or purely cosmetic, but a core command as ssh should
be crashproof IMHO
Comment 1 Brian Brock 2003-01-07 19:58:22 EST
I can't replicate this error (same version of ssh, more recent versions of many
underlying packages like glibc), I get a sane exit without segmentation fault.

Is the error occuring?  If so, is there more background information you can
provide on the system's configuration (changes from default setup in openssh,
any libraries not from the current rawhide)?
Comment 2 Nicolas Mailhot 2003-01-08 03:46:04 EST
I can't reproduce it either now. My openssh version didn't change ; however I
did a couple of rawhide syncs since the report, so probably the problem was in
another rpm that changed since then. I'll close the bug.

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