Scientific Linux Security Update : sssd and ding-libs on SL6.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110892


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The ding-libs packages contain a set of libraries used by the System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) as well as other projects, and provide functions to manipulate file system path names (libpath_utils), a hash table to manage storage and access time properties (libdhash), a data type to collect data in a hierarchical structure (libcollection), a dynamically growing, reference-counted array (libref_array), and a library to process configuration files in initialization format (INI) into a library collection data structure (libini_config).

Security Fix(es) :

- sssd: unsanitized input when searching in local cache database (CVE-2017-12173)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110892

File Name: sl_20180619_sssd_and_ding_libs_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/03

Updated: 2018/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12173