RHEL 6 : sudo (RHSA-2019:3754)

High Nessus Plugin ID 130740

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for sudo is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Advanced Update Support.

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) :

* sudo: Privilege escalation via 'Runas' specification with 'ALL' keyword (CVE-2019-14287)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

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

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3754

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-14287

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130740

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-3754.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/11/08

Updated: 2019/11/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:sudo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:sudo-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:sudo-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/11/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/10/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14287

RHSA: 2019:3754