FreeBSD : sudo -- privilege escalation with bash scripts (190)

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a security update

Description :

The following package needs to be updated: sudo

See also :

http://dev.perl.org/perl5/news/2005/perl_patches_fix_sprintf_buffer.html
http://mozillanews.org/?article_date=2004-12-08+06-48-46
http://secunia.com/advisories/13129/
http://secunia.com/advisories/13254/
http://secunia.com/multiple_browsers_window_injection_vulnerability_test/
http://www.courtesan.com/sudo/alerts/bash_functions.html
http://www.dyadsecurity.com/perl-0002.html
http://www.lighttpd.net/news/
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-09.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-10.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-11.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-12.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-13.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-14.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-15.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-16.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-17.html
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103638
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=273699
http://www.FreeBSD.org/ports/portaudit/bdd1537b-354c-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82.html

Solution :

Update the package on the remote host

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15814 (freebsd_sudo_1682.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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