Debian: DSA-3550-1: openssh security update

    Date 15 Apr 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Shayan Sadigh discovered a vulnerability in OpenSSH: If PAM support is enabled and the sshd PAM configuration is configured to read user- specified environment variables and the "UseLogin" option is enabled, a local user may escalate her privileges to root.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3550-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    April 15, 2016                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : openssh
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8325
    
    Shayan Sadigh discovered a vulnerability in OpenSSH: If PAM support is
    enabled and the sshd PAM configuration is configured to read user-
    specified environment variables and the "UseLogin" option is enabled, a
    local user may escalate her privileges to root.
    
    In Debian "UseLogin" is 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.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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