FreeBSD : sudo -- environmental variable CDPATH is not cleared (045944a0-6bca-11d9-aaa6-000a95bc6fae)

High Nessus Plugin ID 18825


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


A sudo bug report says :

sudo doesn't unset the CDPATH variable, which leads to possible security problems.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18825

File Name: freebsd_pkg_045944a06bca11d9aaa6000a95bc6fae.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:sudo, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2005/01/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/10/18