Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : sudo vulnerability (USN-1754-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Marco Schoepl discovered that Sudo incorrectly handled time stamp
files when the system clock is set to epoch. A local attacker could
use this issue to run Sudo commands without a password prompt.

Solution :

Update the affected sudo and / or sudo-ldap packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64969 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58203

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1775