Solaris SSH client cannot connect to SecureStack

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Products
SecureStack C2
SecureStack B2
SecureStack A2 

Operating Systems
Solaris 

Protocols/Features
SSH 

Symptoms
Solaris SSH client cannot connect to SecureStack
Cli error message "padding error: need 8 block 16 mod 8"
Syslog error message "SSHD[138521160]: ssh_threads.c(646) 3514 %% SSHD: read_pkt failed: S_errno_EPIPE" 

Cause
Permitting this product combination (regardless of versioning) to function together requires additional encryption configuration. 

Solution
FAD (Functions as Designed) 

On the Solaris machine, using a login with root privilege, add the following lines to file /etc/ssh/ssh_config

  Cipher 3des
  Ciphers blowfish-cbc
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