Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : sudo (MDVSA-2010:118)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in sudo :

The secure path feature in env.c in sudo 1.3.1 through 1.6.9p22 and
1.7.0 through 1.7.2p6 does not properly handle an environment that
contains multiple PATH variables, which might allow local users to
gain privileges via a crafted value of the last PATH variable

Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended
Maintenance Program. Please visit this link to learn more:

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected sudo package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47041 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-118.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1646

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