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Gentoo: openssh Multiple PAM vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Gentoo Portable OpenSSH versions 3.7p1 and 3.7.1p1 contain multiplevulnerabilities in the new PAM code. At least one of these bugsis remotely exploitable (under a non-standard configuration,with privsep disabled).

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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200309-14
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          PACKAGE : openssh
          SUMMARY : multiple vulnerabilities in new PAM code
             DATE : 2003-09-23 20:25 UTC
          EXPLOIT : remote
VERSIONS AFFECTED : =openssh-3.7.1_p2
              CVE :

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quote from advisory:

"Portable OpenSSH versions 3.7p1 and 3.7.1p1 contain multiple
vulnerabilities in the new PAM code. At least one of these bugs
is remotely exploitable (under a non-standard configuration,
with privsep disabled)."

read the full advisory at: 
http://www.openssh.com/txt/sshpam.adv

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
net-misc/openssh upgrade to openssh-3.7.1_p2 as follows:

emerge sync
emerge openssh
emerge clean

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aliz@gentoo.org - GnuPG key is available at  http://dev.gentoo.org/~aliz
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