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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 4 2005-473: sudo

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the sudo package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-473 (sudo).

Sudo (superuser do) permits a system administrator to give certain
users (or groups of users) the ability to run some (or all) commands
as root while logging all commands and arguments. Sudo operates on a
per-command basis. It is not a replacement for the shell. Features
include: the ability to restrict what commands a user may run on a
per-host basis, copious logging of each command (providing a clear
audit trail of who did what), a configurable timeout of the sudo
command, and the ability to use the same configuration file (sudoers)
on many different machines.


* Tue Jun 21 2005 Karel Zak 1.6.8p8-2.2

- fix #161116 - CVE-2005-1993 sudo trusted user arbitrary command execution




Solution : http://fedoranews.org//mediawiki/index.php/Fedora_Core_4_Update:_sudo-1.6.8p8-2.2
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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