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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-0809: sudo: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-0809: sudo: Privilege escalation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/31/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Format string vulnerability in the sudo_debug function in Sudo 1.8.0 through 1.8.3p1 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via format string sequences in the program name for sudo.

Solution(s)

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

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