Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1964-1] sudo security update)

Technical Details

Severity Level:

Medium Severity

CVSS Score:

5.0

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'sudo' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-1964-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
In sudo, a program that provides limited super user privileges to specific users, an attacker with access to a Runas ALL sudoer account can bypass certain policy blacklists and session PAM modules, and can cause incorrect logging, by invoking sudo with a crafted user ID. For example, this allows bypass of (ALL,!root) configuration for a 'sudo -u#-1' command. See the referenced vendor advisory for further information.

Affected Versions:
'sudo' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 1.8.10p3-1+deb8u6. We recommend that you upgrade your sudo Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Family:

Debian Local Security Checks

Creation Time:

2019-10-18 02:00:06

Modification Time:

2019-10-18 02:00:06

Find and Fix this Vulnerability:

Mageni can help you to find out if you have this or more vulnerabilities exposing you to hackers, ransomware and malware: Download Mageni's Free Edition

NVD CVE ID:
CVE-2019-14287

Don't pay for a vulnerability scanning and management platform. This one is free.

Mageni provides a free vulnerability scanning and management platform which helps you need to find, prioritize, remediate and manage your vulnerabilities.