PuTTY bug ssh1-no-password

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summary: PuTTY tries password authentication even if the server says not to.
class: bug: This is clearly an actual problem we want fixed.
difficulty: fun: Just needs tuits, and not many of them.
present-in: 0.60 2007-09-20
fixed-in: 2007-09-21 r7724 (0.61) (0.62)

If SSH_AUTH_PASSWORD is disabled on an SSH-1 server (e.g. by setting
"PasswordAuthentication no" in OpenSSH), and PuTTY isn't configured
to try any other authentication type, it sends a password anyway and
reports that it failed.  It should notice from SSH_MSG_PUBLIC_KEY that
the server doesn't support password authentication, and not attempt it.

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(last revision of this bug record was at 2007-09-20 22:08:31 +0100)