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RHSA-2013:1319: sssd security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2013:1319: sssd security and bug fix update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/24/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/03/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

SSSD (System Security Services Daemon) provides a set of daemons to manageaccess to remote directories and authentication mechanisms. It provides NSS(Name Service Switch) and PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) interfacestoward the system and a pluggable back end system to connect to multipledifferent account sources.A race condition was found in the way SSSD copied and removed user homedirectories. A local attacker who is able to write into the home directoryof a different user who is being removed could use this flaw to performsymbolic link attacks, possibly allowing them to modify and deletearbitrary files with the privileges of the root user. (CVE-2013-0219)The CVE-2013-0219 issue war discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red HatProduct Security Team.This update also fixes the following bugs:All sssd users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain backported patches to correct these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-libipa_hbac
  • redhat-upgrade-libipa_hbac-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-libipa_hbac-python
  • redhat-upgrade-sssd
  • redhat-upgrade-sssd-client
  • redhat-upgrade-sssd-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-sssd-tools

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