Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : sudo (MDVSA-2010:052)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44955
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in sudo :
sudo 1.6.x before 1.6.9p21, when the runas_default option is used, does not properly set group memberships, which allows local users to gain privileges via a sudo command (CVE-2010-0427).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected sudo package.