Fedora 17 : sudo-1.8.3p1-7.fc17 (2012-7998)

high Nessus Plugin ID 59296

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- fixed CVE-2012-2337

- temporarily disabled SSSD support

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.

Solution

Update the affected sudo package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=820677

http://www.nessus.org/u?adf43858

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59296

File Name: fedora_2012-7998.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/30/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:sudo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/17/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2337

BID: 53569

FEDORA: 2012-7998