sshd leaking processes

Frederik Eaton frederik at
Mon Mar 5 13:17:30 EST 2007

> You're using "traditional" netcat (ie 1.10) on the intermediate server?


> What's happening is that sshd closes the stdio to the "nc" processes
> and waits for it to exit, but the nc process never checks for this
> closure and never exits, thus deadlocks.
> You can substitute connect[1] for netcat as it does not have this particular problem.

Thanks a lot, that indeed works.



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