Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls in Sudo



Published: 2010-02-25 | Updated: 2020-07-28
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2010-0427
CWE-ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Sudo

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU32862

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2010-0427

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local non-authenticated attacker to read and manipulate data.

sudo 1.6.x before 1.6.9p21, when the runas_default option is used, does not properly set group memberships, which allows local users to gain privileges via a sudo command.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Sudo: 1.6.1 - 1.6.9p20


CPE2.3 External links

http:ftp://ftp.sudo.ws/pub/sudo/sudo-1.6.9p21.patch.gz
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00004.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/38762
http://secunia.com/advisories/38795
http://secunia.com/advisories/38803
http://secunia.com/advisories/38915
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023658
http://sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/aa0b6c01c462
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0075
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2006
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201003-01.xml
http://www.gratisoft.us/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=255
http://www.gratisoft.us/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=349
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/02/23/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/02/24/5
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/514489/100/0/threaded
http://www.sudo.ws/cgi-bin/cvsweb/sudo/set_perms.c.diff?r1=1.30.2.7&r2=1.30.2.8
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-905-1
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=567622
http://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10946
http://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7216

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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