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) :

- It was found that the original fix for CVE-2017-1000367
was incomplete. 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-2017-1000368)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d20dde15

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101041 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000367
CVE-2017-1000368

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