Bug 161116 - CAN-2005-1993 sudo trusted user arbitrary command execution
Summary: CAN-2005-1993 sudo trusted user arbitrary command execution
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: sudo
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Karel Zak
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
Whiteboard: public=20050620,impact=moderate,sourc...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-20 16:50 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
0 users

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-06-29 16:04:39 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Patch which fixes this issue. (5.15 KB, patch)
2005-06-20 18:20 UTC, Josh Bressers
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:535 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: sudo security update 2005-06-29 04:00:00 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2005-06-20 16:50:00 UTC
A race condition in Sudo's command pathname handling prior to
Sudo version 1.6.8p9 that could allow a user with Sudo privileges
to run arbitrary commands.


Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-06-20 16:50:49 UTC
This issue also affects RHEL2.1 and RHEL3

Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-06-20 18:20:35 UTC
Created attachment 115708 [details]
Patch which fixes this issue.

Comment 7 Josh Bressers 2005-06-29 16:20:05 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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