Fedora 12 : sudo-1.7.4p4-2.fc12 (2010-14996)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- reset $HOME when the `-i' option is used

- update to new upstream version

- sudo now uses /var/db/sudo for timestamps

- new command available: sudoreplay

- use native audit support

- corrected license field value: BSD -> ISC

- added env_keep += HOME (see rhbz#614025) for backwards

- added Defaults !visiblepw

- fixes CVE-2010-2956

- use_pty option can be used to avoid the issue reported
in #479145

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected sudo package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49721 (fedora_2010-14996.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 43019

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2956

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