[Bug 1575961] Update Released

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Mon May 9 08:47:10 UTC 2016

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  OpenSSH Client Certificate Auth Regression

Status in openssh package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in openssh source package in Xenial:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  OpenSSH Client Certificates worked in Ubuntu 15.10 and 14.04 LTS --
  but not 16.04.

  OpenSSH 7.2.p2 includes a bug in how it loads keys & certificates, and
  basically will never find the correct private key for an OpenSSH
  Client Certificate.

  This is the upstream bug:


  Fix was committed on March 14:


  I've tested with the attached patch, and it allows Client Certificate
  auth to work at all.

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