Scientific Linux Security Update : openssh on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- It was discovered that the OpenSSH sshd daemon fetched
PAM environment settings before running the login
program. In configurations with UseLogin=yes and the
pam_env PAM module configured to read user environment
settings, a local user could use this flaw to execute
arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2015-8325)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4448d859

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99221 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8325

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