Upstream information

CVE-2015-5292 at MITRE

Description

Memory leak in the Privilege Attribute Certificate (PAC) responder plugin (sssd_pac_plugin.so) in System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) 1.10 before 1.13.1 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of logins that trigger parsing of PAC blobs during Kerberos authentication.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

Note from the SUSE Security Team

The affected plugin is not part of the sssd package distributed by SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 and older.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 948819 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 sssd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 sssd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 sssd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA sssd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 sssd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 sssd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA sssd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 sssd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS sssd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 sssd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 sssd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA sssd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 sssd Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 sssd Not affected