Re: OpenSSH incorrect timestamps

From: Darren Tucker (dtucker_at_dodgy.net.au)
Date: 04/22/04


Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 05:06:51 +0000 (UTC)

In article <slrnc8dmkk.m0a.mdelan@shell.lusars.net>,
Mike Delaney <mdelan@computer.org> wrote:
>On Wed, 21 Apr 2004 12:11:44 -0400 in <c666g0$aeb$1@sws1.ornl.gov>,
>Dan Million said something similar to:
>:
>: To expand on my own post, it looks as if sshd is running with NO
>: environment variables set, which would tend to zap the timezone
>: information in the TZ variable on AIX. In the ChangeLog file for
>: 20040206 I see this entry:
>:
>: - (dtucker) [sshd.c] Bug #757: Clear child's environment to prevent
>: accidentally inheriting from root's environment. ok djm@
>:
>: Is this possibly causing the problem?
>
>I believe so. IIRC there was another thread on this same issue a
>few weeks ago, and that the above change was backed out for the
>next release because of it.

Yep, that's it. The bug report is here:
http://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=810
and it's fixed in the just-released 3.8.1p1.

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