Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3550-1 openssh -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 15 Apr 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8325.
- More information:
Shayan Sadigh discovered a vulnerability in OpenSSH: If PAM support is enabled and the sshd PAM configuration is configured to read userspecified environment variables and the
UseLoginoption is enabled, a local user may escalate her privileges to root.
UseLoginis not enabled by default.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 6.0p1-4+deb7u4.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 6.7p1-5+deb8u2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:7.2p2-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your openssh packages.