Public Date:
884254: CVE-2013-0219 sssd: TOCTOU race conditions by copying and removing directory trees

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) before 1.9.4, when (1) creating, (2) copying, or (3) removing a user home directory tree, allows local users to create, modify, or delete arbitrary files via a symlink attack on another user's files.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0219 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 3.7
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (sssd) RHSA-2013:0508 2013-02-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (sssd) RHSA-2013:1319 2013-09-30


This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team.