Scientific Linux Security Update : sssd on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128264


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


The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
sssd (1.16.4).

Security Fix(es) :

- sssd: fallback_homedir returns '/' for empty home directories in passwd file (CVE-2019-3811)

- sssd: improper implementation of GPOs due to too restrictive permissions (CVE-2018-16838)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128264

File Name: sl_20190806_sssd_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/27

Updated: 2019/08/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.4

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

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: 2019/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16838, CVE-2019-3811