Scientific Linux Security Update : sudo on SL5.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60784
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionIn configurations where the ignore_dot option was set to off (the default is on for the Scientific Linux 5 sudo package), a local user authorized to use the sudoedit pseudo-command could possibly run arbitrary commands with the privileges of the users sudoedit was authorized to run as. (CVE-2010-1163)
SolutionUpdate the affected sudo package.