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The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

OpenSSH 3.0.1 and earlier with UseLogin enabled does not properly cleanse critical environment variables such as LD_PRELOAD, which allows local users to gain root privileges.

Find out more about CVE-2001-0872 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Linux 7.0 RHSA-2001:161 2001-12-05
Red Hat Linux 7.1 RHSA-2001:161 2001-12-05
Red Hat Linux 7.2 RHSA-2001:161 2001-12-05

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