openSUSE Security Update : sssd (openSUSE-2016-1238)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for sssd fixes one security issue and three bugs.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- CVE-2014-0249: Incorrect expansion of group membership
when encountering a non-POSIX group. (bsc#880245)

The following non-security fixes were also included :

- Prevent crashes of statically linked binaries using
getpwuid when sssd is used and nscd is turned off or has
caching disabled. (bsc#993582)

- Add logrotate configuration to prevent log files from
growing too large when running with debug mode enabled.
(bsc#1004220)

- Order sudo rules by the same logic used by the native
LDAP support from sudo. (bsc#1002973)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update
project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1002973
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1004220
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=880245
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=993582

Solution :

Update the affected sssd packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94312 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0249

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