Scientific Linux Security Update : sudo on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20161206)

high Nessus Plugin ID 95871
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Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- It was discovered that the sudo noexec restriction could have been bypassed if application run via sudo executed system(), popen(), or wordexp() C library functions with a user-supplied argument. A local user permitted to run such application via sudo with noexec restriction could use these flaws to execute arbitrary commands with elevated privileges. (CVE-2016-7032, CVE-2016-7076)

These issues were discovered by Florian Weimer (Red Hat).

Solution

Update the affected sudo, sudo-debuginfo and / or sudo-devel packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d65cc4ae

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95871

File Name: sl_20161206_sudo_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/15/2016

Updated: 1/14/2021

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:sudo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:sudo-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:sudo-devel, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/6/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2017

Reference Information

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