Public on 2021-10-01
Modified on 2021-10-06
A flaw was found in SSSD, where the sssctl command was vulnerable to shell command injection via the logs-fetch and cache-expire subcommands. This flaw allows an attacker to trick the root user into running a specially crafted sssctl command, such as via sudo, to gain root access. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.
CVSS v3 Base Score
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Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 sssd 2021-10-04 20:18 ALAS2-2021-1715
Amazon Linux 1 sssd 2021-10-01 18:01 ALAS-2021-1542

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 6.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H