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ELSA-2012-1149 Moderate: Oracle Linux sudo security and bug fix update

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ELSA-2012-1149 Moderate: Oracle Linux sudo security and bug fix update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/07/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/21/2012
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

A certain Red Hat script for sudo 1.7.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /var/tmp/nsswitch.conf.bak temporary file.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-sudo

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