openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-2017-636)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 100524



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for sudo fixes the following issues :

CVE-2017-1000367 :

- Due to incorrect assumptions in /proc/[pid]/stat parsing, a local attacker can pretend that his tty is any file on the filesystem, thus gaining arbitrary file write access on SELinux-enabled systems. [bsc#1039361]

- Fix FQDN for hostname. [bsc#1024145]

- Filter netgroups, they aren't handled by SSSD.

- Fix problems related to 'krb5_ccname' option [bsc#981124]

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.


Update the affected sudo packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100524

File Name: openSUSE-2017-636.nasl

Version: 3.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/31/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-test, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/31/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000367