Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : sudo (MDVSA-2010:118)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 47041
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in sudo :
The secure path feature in env.c in sudo 1.3.1 through 1.6.9p22 and 1.7.0 through 1.7.2p6 does not properly handle an environment that contains multiple PATH variables, which might allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted value of the last PATH variable (CVE-2010-1646).
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected sudo package.