PuTTY bug ssh2-keyderive-nonbug

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summary: SSH 2.0.13 apparently doesn't have key-derivation bug
class: bug: This is clearly an actual problem we want fixed.
difficulty: fun: Just needs tuits, and not many of them.
priority: medium: This should be fixed one day.
present-in: 0.53 0.53b 2002-10-07
fixed-in: 2002-12-19 8cb52a26e14f86a9553000661c50a0ec95c34ae5 (0.54)

Apparently, while PuTTY believes that SSH 2.0.* have the SSH-2 key-derivation bug, 2.0.13 (host OS/hardware not specified) doesn't, and this causes the expected decryption failures. The current OpenSSH code suggests that the bug is only present in versions before SSH 2.0.11.

Ref:

Workaround: change `Miscomputes SSH2 encryption keys' on the `Bugs' panel from `Auto' to `Off'.


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(last revision of this bug record was at 2016-12-27 11:40:22 +0000)