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Debian Security Advisory DSA 031-1 (sudo)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian 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

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to sudo announced via advisory DSA 031-1.

Insight

Insight

Todd Miller announced a new version of sudo which corrects a buffer overflow that could potentially be used to gain root privilages on the local system. The fix from sudo 1.6.3p6 is available in sudo 1.6.2p2-1potato1 for Debian 2.2 (potato). We recommend you upgrade your sudo package immediately.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20031-1

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