Oracle Linux 7 : sssd (ELSA-2018-3158)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118776


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


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:3158 :

An update for sssd is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section.

The System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) service provides a set of daemons to manage access to remote directories and authentication mechanisms. It also provides the Name Service Switch (NSS) and the Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM) interfaces toward the system, and a pluggable back-end system to connect to multiple different account sources.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
sssd (1.16.2). (BZ#1558498)

Security Fix(es) :

* sssd: information leak from the sssd-sudo responder (CVE-2018-10852)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

This issue was discovered by Jakub Hrozek (Red Hat).

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Release Notes linked from the References section.


Update the affected sssd packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118776

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-3158.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/07

Updated: 2018/11/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libipa_hbac, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libipa_hbac-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libsss_autofs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libsss_certmap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libsss_certmap-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libsss_idmap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libsss_idmap-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libsss_nss_idmap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libsss_nss_idmap-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libsss_simpleifp, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libsss_simpleifp-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libsss_sudo, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python-libipa_hbac, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python-libsss_nss_idmap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python-sss, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python-sss-murmur, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python-sssdconfig, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-ad, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-client, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-common, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-common-pac, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-dbus, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-ipa, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-kcm, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-krb5, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-krb5-common, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-ldap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-libwbclient, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-libwbclient-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-polkit-rules, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-proxy, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-tools, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sssd-winbind-idmap, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10852

RHSA: 2018:3158