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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Sudo Vendors:   sudo.ws
Sudo Runas Group Matching Error Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024392
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024392
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2956   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 7 2010
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.7.0 - 1.7.4p3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Sudo. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

When the '-u' option is specified in addition to the '-g' option, the Runas group matching code will allow the command to be run as the specified user name as long as the specified group name is permitted by the system.

Markus Wuethrich of Swiss Post - PostFinance reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.7.4p4).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/runas_group.html

Vendor URL:  www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/runas_group.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Sep 7 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Sudo Runas Group Matching Error Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 07 Sep 2010 19:14:04 +0000
Subject:  Sudo


http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/runas_group.html

CVE-2010-2956
 
 


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