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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-0426: sudo: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-0426: sudo: Privilege escalation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/24/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

sudo 1.6.x before 1.6.9p21 and 1.7.x before 1.7.2p4, when a pseudo-command is enabled, permits a match between the name of the pseudo-command and the name of an executable file in an arbitrary directory, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted executable file, as demonstrated by a file named sudoedit in a user's home directory.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-admin-sudo

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