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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201003-01
(sudo: Privilege escalation)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in sudo:
Glenn Waller and neonsignal reported that sudo does not properly
handle access control of the 'sudoedit' pseudo-command
Harald Koenig reported that sudo does not
properly set supplementary groups when using the 'runas_default' option
A local attacker with privileges to use 'sudoedit' or the privilege to
execute commands with the 'runas_default' setting enabled could
leverage these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code with elevated
CVE-2010-0426: Revoke all 'sudoedit' privileges, or use the full path
to sudoedit. CVE-2010-0427: Remove all occurrences of the
See also :
All sudo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/sudo-1.7.2_p4'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 44971 (gentoo_GLSA-201003-01.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 3836238432
CVE ID: CVE-2010-0426CVE-2010-0427
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