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OpenSSH -- PermitRootLogin may allow password connections with 'without-password'

Affected packages
openssh-portable = 7.0.p1,1


VuXML ID 27fed73e-484f-11e5-825f-c80aa9043978
Discovery 2015-08-20
Entry 2015-08-21

OpenSSH 7.0 contained a logic error in PermitRootLogin= prohibit-password/without-password that could, depending on compile-time configuration, permit password authentication to root while preventing other forms of authentication. This problem was reported by Mantas Mikulenas.