openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-SU-2011:0050-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 53801
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of sudo fixes :

- CVE-2011-0010: Does ask for the user password for GID changes now.

- CVE-2010-1646: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.6 (CWE-264): The secure environment option can handle multiple occurrence of PATH now.

- CVE-2010-1163: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (CWE-20):
Improved command matching.


Update the affected sudo package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53801

File Name: suse_11_2_sudo-110114.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/5/2011

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/14/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1163, CVE-2010-1646, CVE-2011-0010