openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-2016-1343)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 95275


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for sudo fixes the following issues :

- fix two security vulnerabilities that allowed users to bypass sudo's NOEXEC functionality :

- noexec bypass via system() and popen() [CVE-2016-7032, boo#1007766]

- noexec bypass via wordexp() [CVE-2016-7076, boo#1007501]


Update the affected sudo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 95275

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1343.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/23

Modified: 2018/01/26

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


Base Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-test, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7032, CVE-2016-7076