openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-2016-1381)

high Nessus Plugin ID 95533
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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, bsc#1007766]

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

Sudo was updated to the package from SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update, incorporating the following new feature :

- allow dynamic groups with sudo [fate#318850]

The following bug fixes are included :

- parse /proc/stat for boottime correctly [boo#899252]

- enable SASL authentication [boo#979531]


Update the affected sudo packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95533

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1381.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/5/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/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:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/2/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9680, CVE-2016-7032, CVE-2016-7076