Public Date:
1267580: CVE-2015-5292 sssd: memory leak in the sssd_pac_plugin
It was found that SSSD's Privilege Attribute Certificate (PAC) responder plug-in would leak a small amount of memory on each authentication request. A remote attacker could potentially use this flaw to exhaust all available memory on the system by making repeated requests to a Kerberized daemon application configured to authenticate using the PAC responder plug-in.

Find out more about CVE-2015-5292 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
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 6 (sssd) RHSA-2015:2019 2015-11-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (sssd) RHSA-2015:2355 2015-11-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Satellite 6 sssd Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 sssd Will not fix
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