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RHSA-2011:0599: sudo security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2011:0599: sudo security and bug fix update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/18/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/02/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The sudo (superuser do) utility allows system administrators to givecertain users the ability to run commands as root.A flaw was found in the sudo password checking logic. In configurationswhere the sudoers settings allowed a user to run a command using sudo withonly the group ID changed, sudo failed to prompt for the user's passwordbefore running the specified command with the elevated group privileges.(CVE-2011-0010)This update also fixes the following bugs:All users of sudo are advised to upgrade to this updated package, whichresolves these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-sudo
  • redhat-upgrade-sudo-debuginfo

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