openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-2017-744)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for sudo fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2017-1000368: A follow-up fix to CVE-2017-1000367,
the Linux process name could also contain a newline,
which could be used to trick sudo to read/write to an
arbitrary open terminal. (bsc#1042146)

Also the following non security bug was fixed :

- Link the 'system_group' plugin with sudo_util library to
resolve the missing sudo_dso_findsym symbol
(bsc#1034560)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update
project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1034560
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1042146

Solution :

Update the affected sudo packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101137 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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