[USN-6156-1] SSSD vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Jun 12 12:47:41 UTC 2023

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6156-1
June 12, 2023

sssd vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


SSSD could allow unintended access to network services.

Software Description:
- sssd: System Security Services Daemon


It was discovered that SSSD incorrrectly sanitized certificate data used in
LDAP filters. When using this issue in combination with FreeIPA, a remote
attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
   sssd                            2.2.3-3ubuntu0.11

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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