Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Debian Local Security Checks >> [DSA596] DSA-596-2 sudo


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[DSA596] DSA-596-2 sudo

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-596-2 sudo

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Liam Helmer noticed that sudo, a program that provides limited super
user rights to specific users, does not clean the environment
sufficiently. Bash functions and the CDPATH variable are still passed
through to the program running as privileged user, leaving
possibilities to overload system routines. These vulnerabilities can
only be exploited by users who have been granted limited super user
rights.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.6.6-1.3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.6.8p3.
We recommend that you upgrade your sudo package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-596
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

PC REPAIR , KNOPPIX LINUX Operating system,BOOTABLE LIVE SYSTEM ON CD WINDOWS
$7.95
PC REPAIR , KNOPPIX LINUX Operating system,BOOTABLE LIVE SYSTEM ON CD WINDOWS picturePC REPAIR,KNOPPIX LINUX Operating system,BOOTABLE LIVE SYSTEM ON USB CD WINDOWS
$16.0
PC REPAIR,KNOPPIX LINUX Operating system,BOOTABLE LIVE SYSTEM ON USB CD WINDOWS picturePC REPAIR , KNOPPIX LINUX Operating system,BOOTABLE LIVE SYSTEM ON DVD WINDOWS
$7.95
PC REPAIR , KNOPPIX LINUX Operating system,BOOTABLE LIVE SYSTEM ON DVD WINDOWS pictureLatest KNOPPIX LINUX Operating system PC repair Bootable live system Windows
$9.99
Latest KNOPPIX LINUX Operating system PC repair Bootable live system Windows  picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.