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USN-2533-1: Sudo vulnerability

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
03/16/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/18/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Jakub Wilk and Stephane Chazelas discovered that Sudo incorrectly handledthe TZ environment variable. An attacker with Sudo access could possiblyuse this issue to open arbitrary files, bypassing intended permissions. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. CVE-2014-9680

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-sudo
  • ubuntu-upgrade-sudo-ldap

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