SSSD pam_parse_in_data_v2() denial of service
|sssd-pamparseindatav2-dos (64881)||Medium Risk|
SSSD is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the pam_parse_in_data_v2() function. By sending specially-crafted packages to SSSD, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.
Denial of Service
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, available from the SSSD Trac Repository. See References.
- Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 661163: CVE-2010-4341 sssd: DoS in sssd PAM responder can prevent logins.
- SSSD Trac Repository: SSSD.
- SSSD Web site: SSSD - System Security Services Daemon.
- BID-45961: SSSD 'pam_parse_in_data_v2()' Local Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-4341: The pam_parse_in_data_v2 function in src/responder/pam/pamsrv_cmd.c in the PAM responder in SSSD 1.5.0, 1.4.x, and 1.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, crash, and login prevention) via a crafted packet.
- OSVDB ID: 70629: SSSD PAM Responder src/responder/pam/pamsrv_cmd.c pam_parse_in_data_v2() Function Local DoS
- RHSA-2011-0560: Low: sssd security, bug fix, and enhancement update
- RHSA-2011-0975: Low: sssd security, bug fix, and enhancement update
- SA43053: SSSD pam_parse_in_data_v2() Denial of Service Vulnerability
- SUSE-SR:2011:002: SUSE Security Summary Report
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
- RedHat SSSD 1.5.0
Jan 11, 2011
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