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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN142-1 : sudo vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
sudo vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote package "sudo" is missing a security patch.

Description :

Charles Morris discovered a race condition in sudo which could lead to
privilege escalation. If /etc/sudoers permited a user the execution of
selected programs, and this was followed by another line containing
the pseudo-command "ALL", that user could execute arbitrary commands
with sudo by creating symbolic links at a certain time.

Please note that this does not affect a standard Ubuntu installation.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- sudo-1.6.8p5-1ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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