Virtuozzo 6 : sudo / sudo-devel (VZLSA-2017-1382)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 101478

Synopsis

The remote Virtuozzo host is missing a security update.

Description

An update for sudo is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The sudo packages contain the sudo utility which allows system administrators to provide certain users with the permission to execute privileged commands, which are used for system management purposes, without having to log in as root.

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)

Red Hat would like to thank Qualys Security for reporting this issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has attempted to extract the preceding description block directly from the corresponding Red Hat security advisory. Virtuozzo provides no description for VZLSA advisories. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected sudo / sudo-devel package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?db07342b

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1382

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101478

File Name: Virtuozzo_VZLSA-2017-1382.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Published: 7/13/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

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:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:sudo, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:sudo-devel, cpe:/o:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/31/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000367