SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201003-01 (sudo: Privilege escalation)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in sudo:
Glenn Waller and neonsignal reported that sudo does not properly handle access control of the 'sudoedit' pseudo-command (CVE-2010-0426).
Harald Koenig reported that sudo does not properly set supplementary groups when using the 'runas_default' option (CVE-2010-0427).
A local attacker with privileges to use 'sudoedit' or the privilege to execute commands with the 'runas_default' setting enabled could leverage these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
CVE-2010-0426: Revoke all 'sudoedit' privileges, or use the full path to sudoedit. CVE-2010-0427: Remove all occurrences of the 'runas_default' setting.
SolutionAll sudo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/sudo-1.7.2_p4'