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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-7091) ELSA-2016-2593: sudo security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-7091) ELSA-2016-2593: sudo security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/09/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/09/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

sudo: It was discovered that the default sudo configuration on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and possibly other Linux implementations preserves the value of INPUTRC which could lead to information disclosure. A local user with sudo access to a restricted program that uses readline could use this flaw to read content from specially formatted files with elevated privileges provided by sudo.

Solution(s)

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

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