CVE-2015-8325 Detail

Current Description

The do_setup_env function in session.c in sshd in OpenSSH through 7.2p2, when the UseLogin feature is enabled and PAM is configured to read .pam_environment files in user home directories, allows local users to gain privileges by triggering a crafted environment for the /bin/login program, as demonstrated by an LD_PRELOAD environment variable.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2588.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0641.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3550
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/86187
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036487
https://anongit.mindrot.org/openssh.git/commit/?id=85bdcd7c92fe7ff133bbc4e10a65c91810f88755
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1328012
https://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2015/CVE-2015-8325.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-8325
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-18
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20180628-0001/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8325
NVD Published Date:
04/30/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/29/2018
Source:
MITRE