This is a discussion on OpenSSH patches for Mac OS X - openssh ; OpenSSH Unix Dev, Mac OS X 10.5 recently shipped with OpenSSH 4.5p1. This build includes a number of patches, some general bug fixes and some platform- specific fixes and enhancements. These patches are available from our open source site ( ...
OpenSSH Unix Dev,
Mac OS X 10.5 recently shipped with OpenSSH 4.5p1. This build
includes a number of patches, some general bug fixes and some platform-
specific fixes and enhancements. These patches are available from our
open source site (http://www.opensource.apple.com/darw....5/OpenSSH-87/
Following is a brief description of each patch. We'd be more than
happy to see any of these patches integrated into the official
portable OpenSSH distribution.
Allows users to store key passphrases in the Mac OS X Keychain.
sftp makes certain assumptions about the behavior of glob(3) that no
longer hold on Mac OS X. This patch forces the openbsd-compat
Removes references to login.conf from sshd_config man page.
DVG-4122722+5277818_new_EA.patch & DVG-4648874_preserve_EA_mtime.patch
Adds a scp -E option, which preserves HFS+ extended attributes.
Corrects comments in sshd_config about using PAM with OpenSSH.
Keeps sshd from logging to the console.
Fixes issue with users in more than 16 groups.
Adds support for launching ssh-agent from Mac OS X's launchd.
Fixes a bug where ssh makes calls to getpwuid and expects the
returned value to remain unchanged after subsequent calls, which is
not guaranteed by POSIX.
DVG-4853931_enable_GSSAPI.patch & pam.patch
Changes some default settings on Mac OS X.
DVG-4853931_enable_GSSAPI_AfterInstall.patch & apple-bsm.patch
Improves a generic "System error" message when hostname resolution
Fixes issue with X11 forwarding on Mac OS X.
DVG-5258734_pty_permission_fix.patch & sshpty.c.patch
Fixes PTY handling on Mac OS X.
Part of BSM support.
Fixes lastlog on Mac OS X.
Kerberos GSS Key Exchange support.
Service ACL support.
- Disco Vince Giffin
OS Security Engineer
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