'ssh' Fails with the Error "fatal: /var/empty/sshd must be owned by root and not group or world-writable." (Doc ID 1987540.1)

Last updated on JUNE 14, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

ssh stopped working. Following errors are visible in /var/log/messages as well as attempting to start sshd:

Changes

Issue observed after Grid Infrastructure upgrade.

Cause

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