sshd refusing connections problem

Dag-Erling Smorgrav des at
Sat Jun 14 06:26:27 PDT 2003

Scott Lambert <lambert at> writes:
> sshd regularly stops accepting new connections.  There is never anything
> in the logs.  This time the last connection before sshd stopped taking
> new connections was the user, lets call him "bob" who always manages to
> leave a lot of processes with the title of "sshd: bob [priv] (sshd)".
> Bob currently has 35 of those processes up.

This is an old bug which was fixed on April 7th (four days after 4.8
was released).  Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to have been merged to
the 4.8 security branch (which is my fault really).

Dag-Erling Smorgrav - des at

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