'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 NOVEMBER 07, 2017

Applies to:

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


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


Issue observed after Grid Infrastructure upgrade.


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