GLSA-201406-30 : sudo: Privilege escalation

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-30
(sudo: Privilege escalation)

When the Sudo env_reset option is disabled (it is enabled by default),
certain environment variables are not blacklisted as expected.

Impact :

A local attacker, authorized to run commands using sudo, can use this
flaw to execute arbitrary code or escalate his privileges.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201406-30

Solution :

All sudo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/sudo-1.8.5'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76287 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65997

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0106

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