[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#734811: check_ssh: Get rid of sshd: Read from socket failed: Connection reset by peer [preauth]

Luigi Bai lpb+debian at kandl.houston.tx.us
Fri Jan 10 01:21:38 UTC 2014

Package: nagios-plugins-basic
Version: 1.4.16-1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

check_ssh occasionally (6 - 12 times/day) the following message in syslog:

sshd: Read from socket failed: Connection reset by peer [preauth]

There is apparently an upstream or BSD patch for this issue at:


Thank you for considering the patch to remove the log message (and whatever associated failure it may represent on the part of this ssh client).

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.3
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (991, 'stable-updates'), (990, 'stable'), (981, 'oldstable-updates'), (980, 'oldstable')
Architecture: armel (armv5tel)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-orion5x
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages nagios-plugins-basic depends on:
ii  iputils-ping           3:20101006-1+b1
ii  libc6                  2.13-38
ii  libgcc1                1:4.7.2-5
ii  libssl1.0.0            1.0.1e-2+deb7u3
ii  nagios-plugins-common  1.4.16-1
ii  procps                 1:3.3.3-3
ii  ucf                    3.0025+nmu3

nagios-plugins-basic recommends no packages.

Versions of packages nagios-plugins-basic suggests:
pn  nagios3 | icinga  <none>

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