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

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A flaw was found in the way sudo handled its blacklist of environment
variables. When the 'env_reset' option was disabled, a user permitted
to run certain commands via sudo could use this flaw to run such a
command with one of the blacklisted environment variables set,
allowing them to run an arbitrary command with the target user's
privileges. (CVE-2014-0106)

Note: This issue does not affect the default configuration of the sudo
package as shipped with Scientific Linux 5.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?937d3eb2

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72924 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0106