This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: YesDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in sudo. A local user can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system with root privileges.
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Sudo: 1.8.0 - 1.9.5p1
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?