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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-1163: sudo: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-1163: sudo: Privilege escalation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/16/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The command matching functionality in sudo 1.6.8 through 1.7.2p5 does not properly handle when a file in the current working directory has the same name as a pseudo-command in the sudoers file and the PATH contains an entry for ".", which allows local users to execute arbitrary commands via a Trojan horse executable, as demonstrated using sudoedit, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-0426.

Solution(s)

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

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