sshd does not pass DISPLAY even if adviced to forward X11 connections

Bug #1291696 reported by Thomas Schweikle
This bug affects 1 person
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openssh (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

sshd does not set DISPLAY-variable even if using "ssh -l user -X <serveraddr>" connecting the server.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: openssh-server 1:6.5p1-6
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-17.37-generic 3.13.6
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-17-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.13.3-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Mar 13 01:45:19 2014
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-01-31 (40 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Server 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64 (20131016)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: openssh
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2014-01-31 (40 days ago)

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Thomas Schweikle (tps) wrote :
Anders (eddiedog988)
Changed in openssh (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Alberto Salvia Novella (es20490446e) wrote :

It renders essential functionality of the package (or a dependent one) broken.

Changed in openssh (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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Dmitry Mn (progscrt) wrote :

I add In /etc/ssh/sshd_config

X11UseLocalhost no

This solve X11 forward for me.

This params allow any host connect and forward X11

Hope this help

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David (ochoadavid) wrote :

I was also affected. But the solution posted by Dmitry Mn solved it.

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