Certain sftp commands fail with "get_int64: buffer error" message

  • 7022960
  • 15-May-2018
  • 24-May-2018

Environment

Reflection for Secure IT Client or Server for UNIX 8.0.2 (8.0.2.109) and higher
ProFTPD version 1.3.6

Situation

After a successful sftp connection to a ProFTPD 1.3.6 sftp server, at the sftp host prompt, the “ls” and “put” commands fail with “get_int64: buffer error” message.

Resolution

Workaround:
Set the client to use sftp version 3.

Example:
    Sftp -o "SFTPVersion=3" username@mysftpserver

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