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CentOS Update for sudo CESA-2016:2872 centos6

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Check the version of sudo

Insight

Insight

The sudo packages contain the sudo utility which allows system administrators to provide certain users with the permission to execute privileged commands, which are used for system management purposes, without having to log in as root. Security Fix(es): * It was discovered that the sudo noexec restriction could have been bypassed if application run via sudo executed system(), popen(), or wordexp() C library functions with a user supplied argument. A local user permitted to run such application via sudo with noexec restriction could use these flaws to execute arbitrary commands with elevated privileges. (CVE-2016-7032, CVE-2016-7076) These issues were discovered by Florian Weimer (Red Hat).

Affected Software

Affected Software

sudo on CentOS 6

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please Install the Updated Packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)