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vulnerability bulletin CVE-2018-16838

sssd: privilege escalation via Unreadable GPO

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Unreadable GPO of sssd, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: user access/rights, data flow.
Hacker's origin: user account.
Creation date: 13/06/2019.
Références of this threat: CVE-2018-16838, openSUSE-SU-2019:1576-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1589-1, RHSA-2019:2177-01, SUSE-SU-2019:1476-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1477-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1480-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-29523.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Unreadable GPO of sssd, in order to escalate his privileges.
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