2.5.1p1/p2 PermitRootLogin broke (Solaris)

James M Moya moyman at ecn.purdue.edu
Fri Mar 2 02:37:10 EST 2001

I updated my Solaris 8 machines from openssh-2.3.0p1 to 2.5.1p1 yesterday and
it fixed the cron/audit issue but now root logins are no longer permitted. I
updated it to 2.5.1p2 this morning and that is still the case:

golfer:/[207]# ssh -v tsunami        
OpenSSH_2.5.1p2, SSH protocols 1.5/2.0, OpenSSL 0x0090600f
debug: Reading configuration data /var/ssh/ssh_config
debug: Applying options for *
debug: ssh_connect: getuid 0 geteuid 0 anon 0
debug: Connecting to tsunami [] port 22.
debug: Allocated local port 662.
debug: Connection established.
debug: identity file //.ssh/known_hosts type 3
debug: Remote protocol version 1.5, remote software version OpenSSH_2.5.1p2
debug: match: OpenSSH_2.5.1p2 pat ^OpenSSH
debug: Local version string SSH-1.5-OpenSSH_2.5.1p2
debug: Waiting for server public key.
debug: Received server public key (640 bits) and host key (768 bits).
debug: Host 'tsunami' is known and matches the RSA1 host key.
debug: Found key in /var/ssh/ssh_known_hosts:651
debug: Seeding random number generator
debug: Encryption type: blowfish
debug: Sent encrypted session key.
debug: Installing crc compensation attack detector.
debug: Received encrypted confirmation.
debug: Trying rhosts authentication.
debug: Trying rhosts or /etc/hosts.equiv with RSA host authentication.
debug: Server refused our rhosts authentication or host key.
debug: Doing password authentication.
root at tsunami's password: 
Connection closed by
debug: Calling cleanup 0x100042e18(0x0)


tsunami:/[441]# grep PermitRoot /var/ssh/sshd_config
PermitRootLogin                 yes


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