Scientific Linux Security Update : sudo on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- A flaw was found in the way sudo parsed tty information
from the process status file in the proc filesystem. A
local user with privileges to execute commands via sudo
could use this flaw to escalate their privileges to
root. (CVE-2017-1000367)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b37c21d0

Solution :

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

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: 100537 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000367

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