Problem with connecting to host running ssh 2.3.0p1

Damien Miller djm at
Tue Mar 20 16:17:23 EST 2001

On Mon, 19 Mar 2001, Phil Karn wrote:

> Now I understand fully, many thanks. This should probably get written
> up on the web page as many others are likely to run into it. I had
> already backed out the 2.5.2p1 release on my machines when I saw your
> note.

IIRC it was in the release notes for 2.5.1p2. We should have a section
detailing updates in portable releases though.

> I guess the best workaround (if you can't upgrade some particular
> remote server) is to specify -c 3des on the local command line.

You could also add "Ciphers 3des-cbc,blowfish-cbc,cast128-cbc,arcfour"
to ssh_config or ~/.ssh/config


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