Scientific Linux Security Update : sudo on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20170530)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 100537

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- A flaw was found in the way sudo parsed tty information from the process status file in the proc filesystem. A local user with privileges to execute commands via sudo could use this flaw to escalate their privileges to root. (CVE-2017-1000367)

Solution

Update the affected sudo, sudo-debuginfo and / or sudo-devel packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9773fc25

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100537

File Name: sl_20170530_sudo_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 3.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/31/2017

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:sudo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:sudo-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:sudo-devel, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/30/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/5/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000367