Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : sudo (MDVSA-2010:052)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in sudo :

sudo 1.6.x before 1.6.9p21, when the runas_default option is used,
does not properly set group memberships, which allows local users to
gain privileges via a sudo command (CVE-2010-0427).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected sudo package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44955 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-052.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38432

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0427

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