openSUSE 10 Security Update : sudo (sudo-5349)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of sudo flushs the stdin buffer on password timeout.
Unflushed buffers can lead to leaking the password via a parent
process reading stdin after sudo exits.

Solution :

Update the affected sudo package.

Risk factor :


Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33216 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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