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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2021-3156) (Multiple Advisories): sudo security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2021-3156) (Multiple Advisories): sudo security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/26/2021
Created
01/28/2021
Added
01/27/2021
Modified
04/16/2021

Description

Sudo before 1.9.5p2 contains an off-by-one error that can result in a heap-based buffer overflow, which allows privilege escalation to root via "sudoedit -s" and a command-line argument that ends with a single backslash character.

Solution(s)

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

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