openSUSE Security Update : sudo (sudo-2083)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 45011
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update fixes two security issues :
- CVE-2010-0427:CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.6 Sudo failed to properly reset group permissions, when 'runas_default' option was used. If a local, unprivileged user was authorized by sudoers file to perform their sudo commands under default user account, it could lead to privilege escalation CVE-2010-0426:CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.6 A privilege escalation flaw was found in the way sudo used to check file paths for pseudocommands. If local, unprivileged user was authorized by sudoers file to edit one or more files, it could lead to execution of arbitrary code, with the privileges of privileged system user (root).
SolutionUpdate the affected sudo package.