CVE-2017-7488

Public on 2017-08-30
Modified on 2017-09-14
Description
A flaw was found where authconfig could configure sssd in a way that treats existing and non-existing logins differently, leaking information on existence of a user. An attacker with physical or network access to the machine could enumerate users via a timing attack.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.3
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 authconfig 2017-08-30 23:37 ALAS-2017-875

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
NVD CVSSv2 4.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
NVD CVSSv3 4.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N