Bug 1796518 - [RFE] add optional check for the target user shell
Summary: [RFE] add optional check for the target user shell
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
Classification: Red Hat
Component: sudo
Version: 8.2
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
: 8.0
Assignee: Radovan Sroka
QA Contact: Dalibor Pospíšil
Depends On:
Blocks: 1786990
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-01-30 15:57 UTC by Dalibor Pospíšil
Modified: 2020-04-28 16:46 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: sudo-1.8.29-3.el8
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Last Closed: 2020-04-28 16:46:14 UTC
Type: Bug
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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2020:1804 None None None 2020-04-28 16:46:36 UTC

Description Dalibor Pospíšil 2020-01-30 15:57:01 UTC
Description of problem:
Add runas_check_shell default option which will cause sudo to test target user shell againts valid system shells from /etc/shells.

This may help to workaround a situation described in likely CVE bz1786708.

Upstream patch:

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2020-04-28 16:46:14 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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