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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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (sssd) RHSA-2011:0560 2011-05-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (sssd) RHSA-2011:0975 2011-07-21


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

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