Fedora 12 : sudo-1.7.2p5-1.fc12 (2010-3359)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 47309


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- update to new upstream version - fixes CVE-2010-0426 sudo: sudoedit option can possibly allow for arbitrary code execution [Fedora all] (#567676)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected sudo package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 47309

File Name: fedora_2010-3359.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/07/01

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:sudo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/03

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0426

BID: 38362

FEDORA: 2010-3359

CWE: 264