Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 14:03:07 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: pam_ssh not dropping root gid(s) ----- Original Message ----- > Hi, > > In certain configs, pam_ssh is not completely dropping its privileges to > user. It just forgets to call setgid() and initgroups(). A fix can be > found at . Can someone assign a CVE? > > thx, > Sebastian > >  https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=665061 > Is this a security flaw? From doing a little ssh-agent research, it sounds harmless without another flaw. I'm not terribly familiar with it though, so I could be missing something. Thanks. -- JB
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