Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : sudo (MDVSA-2010:175)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in sudo :

Sudo 1.7.0 through 1.7.4p3, when a Runas group is configured, does not
properly handle use of the -u option in conjunction with the -g
option, which allows local users to gain privileges via a command line
containing a -u root sequence (CVE-2010-2956).

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: 49205 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-175.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2956

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