openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-2017-744)

High Nessus Plugin ID 101137


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for sudo fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2017-1000368: A follow-up fix to CVE-2017-1000367, the Linux process name could also contain a newline, which could be used to trick sudo to read/write to an arbitrary open terminal. (bsc#1042146)

Also the following non security bug was fixed :

- Link the 'system_group' plugin with sudo_util library to resolve the missing sudo_dso_findsym symbol (bsc#1034560)

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


Update the affected sudo packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101137

File Name: openSUSE-2017-744.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/30

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Base Score: 8.2

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000367, CVE-2017-1000368

IAVA: 2017-A-0165