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Re: Portable OpenSSH: Dangerous AIX linker behavior (aixgcc.adv)
From: Darren Tucker <dtucker () zip com au>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 18:29:28 +1000

Damien Miller wrote:
1. Systems affected:
        Users of Portable OpenSSH prior to 3.6.1p2 on AIX are affected
        if OpenSSH was compiled using a non-AIX compiler (e.g. gcc).

Hi All.

        For the last year or so I've published OpenSSH binary packages for AIX at

        I would like to advise all users of these packages that all versions up
to and including the 3.6.1p1 version *are* affected by this and have been

        A patched version (3.6.1p1-1) is available which addresses this issue.  I
urge all users of these packages to upgrade or apply the workaround


[1] http://www.zip.com.au/~dtucker/openssh/

Darren Tucker (dtucker at zip.com.au)
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