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ELSA-2015-1409 Moderate: Oracle Linux sudo security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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ELSA-2015-1409 Moderate: Oracle Linux sudo security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
07/29/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/30/2015
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

sudo before 1.8.12 does not ensure that the TZ environment variable is associated with a zoneinfo file, which allows local users to open arbitrary files for read access (but not view file contents) by running a program within an sudo session, as demonstrated by interfering with terminal output, discarding kernel-log messages, or repositioning tape drives.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-sudo
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-sudo-devel

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