GLSA-201207-01 : sudo: Privilege escalation

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201207-01
(sudo: Privilege escalation)

An error in sudo may allow unintended IPv4 hosts to be granted access to

Impact :

A local attacker could gain escalated privileges.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All sudo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/sudo-1.8.5_p1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59893 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53569

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2337