Bug 139671 - CAN-2004-1051 Bash scripts run via Sudo can be subverted
Summary: CAN-2004-1051 Bash scripts run via Sudo can be subverted
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: sudo (Show other bugs)
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Version: 3.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Karel Zak
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URL: http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/bash_f...
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20041111
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-11-17 12:20 UTC by Richard Leyton
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-05-10 13:42:33 UTC
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Description Richard Leyton 2004-11-17 12:20:07 UTC
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Description of problem:
A flaw in exists in sudo's environment sanitizing prior to sudo
version 1.6.8p2 that could allow a malicious user with permission to
run a shell script that utilized the bash shell to run arbitrary
commands. The /bin/sh shell on most (if not all) Linux systems is bash.

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Steps to Reproduce:
See URL: http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/bash_functions.html

Actual Results:  Local user gains root privs

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Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2004-11-18 10:58:58 UTC
Please see bug 139478 for additional information regarding this issue.

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