Scientific Linux Security Update : sudo on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A flaw was discovered in a way sudo handled group specifications in
'run as' lists in the sudoers configuration file. If sudo
configuration allowed a user to run commands as any user of some group
and the user was also a member of that group, sudo incorrectly allowed
them to run defined commands with the privileges of any system user.
This gave the user unintended privileges. (CVE-2009-0034)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?21001b73

Solution :

Update the affected sudo package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60529 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0034