Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : sudo (MDVSA-2012:079)
High Nessus Plugin ID 59221
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in sudo :
A flaw exists in the IP network matching code in sudo versions 1.6.9p3 through 1.8.4p4 that may result in the local host being matched even though it is not actually part of the network described by the IP address and associated netmask listed in the sudoers file or in LDAP.
As a result, users authorized to run commands on certain IP networks may be able to run commands on hosts that belong to other networks not explicitly listed in sudoers (CVE-2012-2337
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected sudo package.