OpenSSH 4.0p1 ignoring password authentication

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Sun May 15 14:56:20 EST 2005

kareemy wrote:
> Making a lib directory does not work. I also found that when I set
> UseDNS to no in the sshd_config file that everything works as
> expected. Is it safe to keep that config setting?

It sounds an awful lot like this which is a bug in glibc:

You can try the test program at the above URL to confirm.

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