CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2011-01-11
Bugzilla: 661163: CVE-2010-4341 sssd: DoS in sssd PAM responder can prevent logins


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The pam_parse_in_data_v2 function in src/responder/pam/pamsrv_cmd.c in the PAM responder in SSSD 1.5.0, 1.4.x, and 1.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, crash, and login prevention) via a crafted packet.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4341 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.1
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (sssd) RHSA-2011:0975 July 21, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (sssd) RHSA-2011:0560 May 19, 2011

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Sebastian Krahmer for reporting this issue.

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