Re: OpenSSH bug in decoding EXT_INFO extension values

Mouse <mouse@Rodents-Montreal.ORG> Fri, 16 June 2017 06:09 UTC

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>> Yes, this is a bug in OpenSSH.
>> Yes, we'll fix it for 7.6.
>> Yes, your attitude and approach stinks.

> My attitude does stink. I=E2=80=99m afraid this comes from frustration =
> with your work over the past 17 years.

> This will seem unfair to you [...]

Rarely have I seen more eloquently expressed the frustration and
dilemma of a user discovering a problem with a widely-deployed
open-source program.

And civilly, too, and with full acknowledgement and understanding of
the other side of the fence.

You, Sir, are an exemplar I wish I were better able to live up to.

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