Scientific Linux Security Update : sudo on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100537
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity 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)
SolutionUpdate the affected sudo, sudo-debuginfo and / or sudo-devel packages.