Public Date:
1588810: CVE-2018-10852 sssd: information leak from the sssd-sudo responder
The UNIX pipe which sudo uses to contact SSSD and read the available sudo rules from SSSD utilizes too broad of a set of permissions. Any user who can send a message using the same raw protocol that sudo and SSSD use can read the sudo rules available for any user.

Find out more about CVE-2018-10852 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 3.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (sssd) RHSA-2018:3158 2018-10-30

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Satellite 6 sssd Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 sssd Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 sssd Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 sssd Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


This issue was discovered by Jakub Hrozek (Red Hat).

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