libpam-sshauth - authenticate using an SSH server

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libpam-sshauth
Package version 0.3.1
Package release 1+deb8u1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 35 B
Download size 18.25 KB
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This package provides a simple PAM authentication mechanism using a remote
SSH server. If the user is able to ssh to the server configured with
libpam-sshauth, they're granted local access.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libpam-sshauth_0.3.1-1+deb8u1_i386.deb 0.3.1 i386 Debian Main
libpam-sshauth - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.8
libpam0g >=
libssh2-1 >= 1.2.8


Type URL
Binary Package libpam-sshauth_0.3.1-1+deb8u1_amd64.deb
Source Package libpam-sshauth

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libpam-sshauth deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libpam-sshauth




2016-05-04 - Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
libpam-sshauth (0.3.1-1+deb8u1) jessie-security; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload by the Security Team.
* CVE-2016-4422: local root privilege escalation.
Return PAM_AUTH_ERR when a system user. This prevents the pam module
from returning success without asking for authentication credentials.
Thanks to Vagrant Cascadian <>
2013-03-26 - Vagrant Cascadian <>
libpam-sshauth (0.3.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version:
- Fix segfault under KDM 
2013-03-22 - Vagrant Cascadian <>
libpam-sshauth (0.3-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
- Switch to using libssh2.
* Add Build-Depends on libssh2-1-dev and pkg-config, drop libssh-dev.
* debian/rules: Install into /lib/<triplet>/security/.
2013-02-15 - Vagrant Cascadian <>
libpam-sshauth (0.2-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
* Set debian/compat to 9, to enable hardening flags.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4, no changes necessary.
* Add Vcs-Browser and Vcs-Bzr to debian/control (Closes: #692637).
2011-10-28 - Vagrant Cascadian <>
libpam-sshauth (0.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release.

See Also

Package Description
libpam-sss_1.11.7-3_amd64.deb Pam module for the System Security Services Daemon
libpam-systemd_215-17+deb8u7_amd64.deb system and service manager - PAM module
libpam-tacplus_1.3.8-2_amd64.deb PAM module for using TACACS+ as an authentication service
libpam-tmpdir_0.09_amd64.deb automatic per-user temporary directories
libpam-usb_0.5.0-4_amd64.deb PAM module for authentication with removable USB block devices
libpam-winbind_4.2.14+dfsg-0+deb8u9_amd64.deb Windows domain authentication integration plugin
libpam-yubico_2.17-2_amd64.deb two-factor password and YubiKey OTP PAM module
libpam0g-dev_1.1.8-3.1+deb8u2+b1_amd64.deb Development files for PAM
libpam0g_1.1.8-3.1+deb8u2+b1_amd64.deb Pluggable Authentication Modules library
libpam4j-java-doc_1.4-2+deb8u1_all.deb Documentation for Java binding for
libpam4j-java_1.4-2+deb8u1_all.deb Java binding for
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libpanel-applet-4-dev_3.8.1-7+b1_amd64.deb library for GNOME Panel applets - development files
libpanel-applet-4-doc_3.8.1-7_all.deb library for GNOME Panel applets - documentation files
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