openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-2016-1381)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for sudo fixes the following issues :

- fix two security vulnerabilities that allowed users to
bypass sudo's NOEXEC functionality :

- noexec bypass via system() and popen() [CVE-2016-7032,

- noexec bypass via wordexp() [CVE-2016-7076, bsc#1007501]

Sudo was updated to the package from SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update,
incorporating the following new feature :

- allow dynamic groups with sudo [fate#318850]

The following bug fixes are included :

- parse /proc/stat for boottime correctly [boo#899252]

- enable SASL authentication [boo#979531]

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected sudo packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95533 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9680

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