A vulnerability has been reported in SSSD, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the "pam_parse_in_data_v2()" function in src/responder/pam/pamsrv_cmd.c and can be exploited to trigger an endless loop and e.g. cause a crash by sending specially crafted packages to SSSD.
The vulnerability is reported in version 1.5.0. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 1.5.1 or later.
Provided and/or discovered by: Sebastian Krahmer
Original Advisory: Red Hat Bug #661163:
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Subject: SSSD "pam_parse_in_data_v2()" Denial of Service Vulnerability
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