FreeBSD : sudo -- sudoedit information disclosure (a268ef4a-0b35-11d9-8a8a-000c41e2cdad)

High Nessus Plugin ID 36920


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


A new feature of sudo 1.6.8 called 'sudoedit' (a safe editing facility) may allow users to read files to which they normally have no access.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36920

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a268ef4a0b3511d98a8a000c41e2cdad.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/22

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: 2004/09/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/09/18