CVE-2010-2956

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Description

Sudo 1.7.0 through 1.7.4p3, when a Runas group is configured, does not properly handle use of the -u option in conjunction with the -g option, which allows local users to gain privileges via a command line containing a "-u root" sequence.

References

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-September/047516.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-09/msg00006.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/40508

http://secunia.com/advisories/41316

http://secunia.com/advisories/42787

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201009-03.xml

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0075

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:175

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0675.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/514489/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/515545/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43019

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024392

http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/runas_group.html

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-983-1

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0001.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2312

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2318

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2320

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2358

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0025

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=628628

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-09-10

Updated: 2018-10-10

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 1.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (17 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
147406NewStart CGSL MAIN 4.06 : sudo Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2021-0001)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
high
89673VMware ESX Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2011-0001) (remote check)NessusMisc.
high
75750openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-SU-2010:0591-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
68093Oracle Linux 5 : sudo (ELSA-2010-0675)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
60854Scientific Linux Security Update : sudo on SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
51422VMSA-2011-0001 : VMware ESX third-party updates for Service Console packages glibc, sudo, and openldapNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high
49721Fedora 12 : sudo-1.7.4p4-2.fc12 (2010-14996)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
49240Fedora 14 : sudo-1.7.4p4-1.fc14 (2010-14184)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
49230Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 11.0 / 12.0 / 12.1 / 12.2 / 13.0 / 13.1 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : sudo (SSA:2010-257-02)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
medium
49205Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : sudo (MDVSA-2010:175)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium
49203CentOS 5 : sudo (CESA-2010:0675)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
49197Fedora 13 : sudo-1.7.4p4-1.fc13 (2010-14355)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
49168openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-SU-2010:0591-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
49140Ubuntu 9.10 / 10.04 LTS : sudo vulnerability (USN-983-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
49128RHEL 5 : sudo (RHSA-2010:0675)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
49124GLSA-201009-03 : sudo: Privilege EscalationNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
medium
49123FreeBSD : sudo -- Flaw in Runas group matching (67b514c3-ba8f-11df-8f6e-000c29a67389)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
medium