Bug 5316 - pubkey auth fails with incorrect password if key includes \r\n newlines
Summary: pubkey auth fails with incorrect password if key includes \r\n newlines
Alias: None
Product: ThinLinc
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Client (show other bugs)
Target Milestone: 4.4.0
Assignee: Pierre Ossman
Keywords: hean01_tester, relnotes
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Reported: 2014-10-17 15:53 CEST by Henrik Andersson
Modified: 2015-03-20 10:33 CET (History)
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Description Henrik Andersson cendio 2014-10-17 15:53:43 CEST
The problem lies within openssh when key is read, it will validate buffer size with filesize which will differ and produce the following failure:

  2014-10-16T10:31:50: ssh[E]: debug1: key_load_file: key file C:\\data\\id_rsa changed size while reading
Comment 1 Pierre Ossman cendio 2015-02-16 14:16:32 CET
Only affects Windows as it is the magical \r\n to \n translation that screws things up. Fixed in r29994.
Comment 2 Pierre Ossman cendio 2015-02-17 12:53:56 CET
Re-fixed in r29997.
Comment 3 Pierre Ossman cendio 2015-02-18 10:40:13 CET
Works well. Tested on Fedora 21 and Windows 8.1.
Comment 4 Henrik Andersson cendio 2015-03-17 13:18:35 CET
Created a broken key using notepad and test with 4.3.0 client and verified that it was broken (a password less key presented a password prompt). Loaded the broken key into client build 4695 and it worked as expected.

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