openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-SU-2010:0591-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

sudo's handling of the -g command line option allowed to also specify
-u in some cases, therefore allowing users to actually run commands as
root (CVE-2010-2956).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected sudo package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49168 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2956

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