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CVE-2011-1758

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-04-29
Bugzilla: 700867: CVE-2011-1758 sssd: automatic TGT renewal overwrites cached password with value of predicatable filename

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The krb5_save_ccname_done function in providers/krb5/krb5_auth.c in System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) 1.5.x before 1.5.7, when automatic ticket renewal and offline authentication are configured, uses a pathname string as a password, which allows local users to bypass Kerberos authentication by listing the /tmp directory to obtain the pathname.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1758 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score: 5.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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