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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Sudo Vendors:   sudo.ws
Sudo Error in Processing Duplicate Environment Variables Lets Local Users Bypass Access Controls
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024101
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024101
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1646   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 16 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.6, 1.7.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Sudo. A local user can bypass certain command execution restrictions.

The software does not handle duplicated environment variables properly.

A local user with privileges to run sudo commands can set specially crafted environment variables to bypass the secure_path restrictions and execute arbitrary commands.

Anders Kaseorg and Evan Broder of Ksplice, Inc. reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can bypass certain command execution restrictions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available at:

http://www.sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/3057fde43cf0
http://www.sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/a09c6812eaec

Vendor URL:  www.sudo.ws/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jun 16 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Sudo Error in Processing Duplicate Environment Variables Lets Local Users Bypass Access Controls   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Nov 11 2010 (Oracle Issues Fix) Sudo Error in Processing Duplicate Environment Variables Lets Local Users Bypass Access Controls
Oracle has issued a fix for OpenSolaris.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 16 Jun 2010 01:44:06 +0000
Subject:  sudo


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