CVE-2019-3811

Public on 2019-10-08
Modified on 2019-10-30
Description
A vulnerability was found in sssd where, if a user was configured with no home directory set, sssd would return '/' (the root directory) instead of '' (the empty string / no home directory). This could impact services that restrict the user's filesystem access to within their home directory through chroot().
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
4.1
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 sssd 2019-10-28 17:45 ALAS2-2019-1343
Amazon Linux 1 sssd 2019-10-08 21:07 ALAS-2019-1307

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 4.1 CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N
NVD CVSSv2 2.7 AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 5.2 CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H