wtmp bug in OpenSSH

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Sun Mar 5 16:29:13 EST 2000

On Thu, 2 Mar 2000, Victor Meghesan wrote:

> Hello,
> I recently switched from SSH-1.2.27 to OpenSSH-1.2.2
> and I found this bug:
> OpenSSH-1.2.2 (SSH-1.5-OpenSSH-1.2.2) does not update the wtmp file.
> Software: Linux/Unix port of OpenSSH version 1.2.2
> OS: Linux Slackware 3.6 & 4.0 (x86) 
> Problem: When logging in/out via sshd there is no update to the wtmp
> file

There have been a few such reports with older Slackware, but I have
been unable to replicate the problem.

You might want to try Andre Lucas' liblogin, which is a clean path
through the morass of splatform-specific [uw]tmp options.



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