FreeBSD : sudo -- Potential bypass of via wordexp() (2e4fbc9a-9d23-11e6-a298-14dae9d210b8)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94417


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Todd C. Miller reports :

A flaw exists in sudo's noexec functionality that may allow a user with sudo privileges to run additional commands even when the NOEXEC tag has been applied to a command that uses the wordexp() function.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94417

File Name: freebsd_pkg_2e4fbc9a9d2311e6a29814dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/10/31

Modified: 2016/10/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:sudo, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/10/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7076