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Vulnerability of sssd: privilege escalation

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions of sssd, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable products: openSUSE, openSUSE Leap.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 27/10/2016.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2014-0249, openSUSE-SU-2014:1407-1, openSUSE-SU-2016:2651-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-20964.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions of sssd, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This cybersecurity vulnerability impacts software or systems such as openSUSE, openSUSE Leap.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness alert.

Solutions for this threat 

openSUSE: new sssd packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE 13.2: sssd 1.12.2-3.4.1
  openSUSE Leap 42.1: sssd 1.11.5.1-16.1
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