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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-5292

Memory leak in the Privilege Attribute Certificate (PAC) responder plugin ( in System Security Services Daemon (SSSD) 1.10 before 1.13.1 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of logins that trigger parsing of PAC blobs during Kerberos authentication.
Publish Date : 2015-10-29 Last Update Date : 2016-12-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:2019: sssd security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20152019 unix
RHSA-2015:2355: sssd security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20152355 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-5292

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.11.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.11.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.11.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.11.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.11.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.12.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.12.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Fedoraproject Sssd 1.13.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Sssd 17

BID 77529 SSSD 'sss_client/sssd_pac.c' Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-01-15
SECTRACK 1034038
REDHAT RHSA-2015:2019
REDHAT RHSA-2015:2355
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-cdea5324a8
MLIST [sssd-users] 20151021 A security bug in SSSD 1.10 and later (CVE-2015-5292)
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-7b47df69d3

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-5292

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