USN-3526-1: SSSD vulnerability

10 January 2018

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
sensitive information.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 17.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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