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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-3811: Security patch for sssd (ALAS-2019-1307)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-3811: Security patch for sssd (ALAS-2019-1307)

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/15/2019
Created
10/12/2019
Added
10/11/2019
Modified
10/11/2019

Description

A vulnerability was found in sssd. If a user was configured with no home directory set, sssd would return '/' (the root directory) instead of '' (the empty string / no home directory). This could impact services that restrict the user's filesystem access to within their home directory through chroot() etc. All versions before 2.1 are vulnerable.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-sssd

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