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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-201203-06
(sudo: Privilege escalation)
Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in sudo:
When the sudoers file is configured with a Runas group, sudo does not
prompt for a password when changing to the new group (CVE-2011-0010).
A format string vulnerability exists in the 'sudo_debug()' function
A local attacker could possibly gain the ability to run arbitrary
commands with the privileges of other users or groups, including root.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All sudo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/sudo-1.8.3_p2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 58216 ()
Bugtraq ID: 4577451719
CVE ID: CVE-2011-0010CVE-2012-0809
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