GLSA-201504-02 : sudo: Information disclosure

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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-201504-02
(sudo: Information disclosure)

sudo does not handle the TZ environment variable properly.

Impact :

A local attacker may be able to read arbitrary files or information from
device special files.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-02

Solution :

All sudo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/sudo-1.8.12'

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82732 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72649

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9680

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