Amazon Linux AMI : sssd (ALAS-2017-935)

High Nessus Plugin ID 105420

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

Unsanitized input when searching in local cache database

It was found that sssd's sysdb_search_user_by_upn_res() function did not sanitize requests when querying its local cache and was vulnerable to injection. In a centralized login environment, if a password hash was locally cached for a given user, an authenticated attacker could use this flaw to retrieve it. (CVE-2017-12173)

Solution

Run 'yum update sssd' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-935.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105420

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-935.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/12/26

Modified: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libipa_hbac, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libipa_hbac-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsss_autofs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsss_certmap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsss_certmap-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsss_idmap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsss_idmap-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsss_nss_idmap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsss_nss_idmap-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsss_simpleifp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsss_simpleifp-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsss_sudo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python27-libipa_hbac, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python27-libsss_nss_idmap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python27-sss, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python27-sss-murmur, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python27-sssdconfig, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-ad, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-client, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-common-pac, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-dbus, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-ipa, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-krb5, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-krb5-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-ldap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-libwbclient, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-libwbclient-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-proxy, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-tools, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:sssd-winbind-idmap, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12173

ALAS: 2017-935