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USN-722-1: sudo vulnerability

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USN-722-1: sudo vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/30/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

parse.c in sudo 1.6.9p17 through 1.6.9p19 does not properly interpret a system group (aka %group) in the sudoers file during authorization decisions for a user who belongs to that group, which allows local users to leverage an applicable sudoers file and gain root privileges via a sudo command.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-sudo

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