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Date: Sun, 1 May 2016 07:43:04 +0200
From: Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
To: OSS Security Mailinglist <>
Subject: CVE Request: libpam-sshauth: local root privilege escalation


Due to a programming error, libpam-sshauth returned PAM_SUCCESS where
it should fail with PAM_AUTH_ERR. This was fixed in Debian in the last
upload to unstable with the attached patch.

Introduced with:
Fixed by:

Could you assign a CVE for this issue?


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