openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-2016-1402)

high Nessus Plugin ID 95556
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for sudo fixes the following security 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]

- Fix unsafe handling of TZ environment variable.
[CVE-2014-9680, bsc#917806]

Additionally, these non-security fixes are included in the update :

- Fix 'ignoring time stamp from the future' message after each boot with !tty_tickets. [bsc#899252]

- Enable support for SASL-based authentication.
[bsc#979531]

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected sudo packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1007501

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1007766

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=899252

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=917806

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=979531

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95556

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1402.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/6/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3

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:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/5/2016

Reference Information

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