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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-5602: sudo: Unauthorized privilege escalation in sudoedit

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-5602: sudo: Unauthorized privilege escalation in sudoedit

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/17/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

sudoedit in Sudo before 1.8.15 allows local users to gain privileges via a symlink attack on a file whose full path is defined using multiple wildcards in /etc/sudoers, as demonstrated by "/home/*/*/file.txt."

Solution(s)

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

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