openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-2016-1402)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for sudo fixes the following security issues :

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

- noexec bypass via system() and popen() [CVE-2016-7032,
bsc#1007766]

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

- Fix unsafe handling of TZ environment variable.
[CVE-2014-9680, bsc#917806]

Additionally, these non-security fixes are included in the update :

- Fix 'ignoring time stamp from the future' message after
each boot with !tty_tickets. [bsc#899252]

- Enable support for SASL-based authentication.
[bsc#979531]

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1007501
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1007766
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=899252
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=917806
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=979531

Solution :

Update the affected sudo packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95556 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9680
CVE-2016-7032
CVE-2016-7076

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