USN-3526-1: SSSD vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3526-1
10th January, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 17.04
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
SSSD could be made to expose sensitive information.
- sssd - System Security Services Daemon -- metapackage
It was discovered that SSSD incorrectly handled certain inputs when querying
its local cache. An attacker could use this to inject arbitrary code and expose
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 17.04:
- sssd 1.15.2-1ubuntu1.1
- sssd-common 1.15.2-1ubuntu1.1
- sssd-tools 1.15.2-1ubuntu1.1
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
- sssd 1.13.4-1ubuntu1.10
- sssd-common 1.13.4-1ubuntu1.10
- sssd-tools 1.13.4-1ubuntu1.10
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.