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Portable OpenSSH: Dangerous AIX linker behavior (aixgcc.adv)





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----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu>
To: "Damien Miller" <djm@mindrot.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 30, 2003 10:09 AM
Subject: Re: Portable OpenSSH: Dangerous AIX linker behavior (aixgcc.adv) 



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On Wed, 30 Apr 2003 13:39:49 +1000, Damien Miller <djm@mindrot.org>  said:
> 1. Systems affected:
> 
> 	Users of Portable OpenSSH prior to 3.6.1p2 on AIX are affected 
> 	if OpenSSH was compiled using a non-AIX compiler (e.g. gcc).

This is the same problem as I spotted in Sendmail 8.10.  Basically,
somewhere, linking is being done with "-L. -lfoo" or similar (in sendmail's
case, it was -L../otherdir type stuff).

Workaround/fix:  Link with "-bnolibpath -blibpath:/usr/local/lib:/usr/lib"
or similar.
-- 
				Valdis Kletnieks
				Computer Systems Senior Engineer
				Virginia Tech


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