Fedora 31 : sudo (2020-8b563bc5f4)

high Nessus Plugin ID 134253



The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- update to latest development version 1.9.0b1

- added sudo_logsrvd and sudo_sendlog to files and their appropriate man pages Resolves: rhbz#1787823

- Stack based buffer overflow in when pwfeedback is enabled Resolves: rhbz#1796945

- fixes: CVE-2019-18634

- By using ! character in the shadow file instead of a password hash can access to a run as all sudoer account Resolves: rhbz#1786709

- fixes CVE-2019-19234

- attacker with access to a Runas ALL sudoer account can impersonate a nonexistent user Resolves: rhbz#1786705

- fixes CVE-2019-19232

- setrlimit(RLIMIT_CORE): Operation not permitted warning message fix Resolves: rhbz#1773148

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected sudo package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 134253

File Name: fedora_2020-8b563bc5f4.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/6/2020

Updated: 5/18/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-19234


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:sudo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:31

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/6/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/19/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-18634, CVE-2019-19232, CVE-2019-19234