Public Date:
884601: CVE-2013-0220 sssd: Out-of-bounds read flaws in autofs and ssh services responders

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The (1) sss_autofs_cmd_getautomntent and (2) sss_autofs_cmd_getautomntbyname function in responder/autofs/autofssrv_cmd.c and the (3) ssh_cmd_parse_request function in responder/ssh/sshsrv_cmd.c in System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) before 1.9.4 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read, crash, and restart) via a crafted SSSD packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0220 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 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
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 6 (sssd) RHSA-2013:0508 2013-02-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 sssd Not affected


These issues were discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team.