openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-SU-2013:0495-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74928


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


sudo was updated to fix two security issues, where adjusting the time of the syste could be used to regain access to sudo sessions if they onc were granted. (CVE-2013-1775,CVE-2013-1776)


Update the affected sudo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74928

File Name: openSUSE-2013-221.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/13

Exploitable With


Metasploit (Mac OS X Sudo Password Bypass)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1775, CVE-2013-1776