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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-0427: sudo: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-0427: sudo: Privilege escalation

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/25/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

sudo 1.6.x before 1.6.9p21, when the runas_default option is used, does not properly set group memberships, which allows local users to gain privileges via a sudo command.

Solution(s)

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

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