17396 : sudo sudoers ALL Entry Race Condition
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2005-06-21
Time to Exploit
551 days

Description

sudo contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue can be triggered by a user who already has some kind of sudo access, and they can leverage sudo to run arbitrary commands as other users. This flaw will most likely lead to a root compromise.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Race Condition
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Workaround, Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Vendor Verified, Third-party Verified, Coordinated Disclosure

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.6.8 patchlevel 9 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. A workaround can be achieved if care is taken in the order of the lines in the sudoers file. Entries with ALL should come after all other entries.

Products

Sudo
Sudo
1.3.1
1.3.1p2
1.3.1p3
1.3.1p4
1.3.1p5
1.3.1p6
1.3.1p7
1.3.1p8
1.3.1p9
1.3.1p10
1.3.1p11
1.3.1p12
1.3.1p13
1.3.1p14
1.3.2 BETA
1.3.3 BETA
1.3.4 BETA
1.3.5 BETA
1.3.6 BETA
1.3.7 GAMMA
1.4
1.4.1
1.4.2
1.4.3
1.4.4
1.4.5
1.5
1.5.1
1.5.2
1.5.3
1.5.4
1.5.5
1.5.6
1.5.7
1.5.8
1.5.8p1
1.5.8p2
1.6
1.6.1
1.6.2
1.6.3
1.6.3p1
1.6.3p2
1.6.3p3
1.6.3p4
1.6.3p5
1.6.3p6
1.6.3p7
1.6.4
1.6.4p1
1.6.4p2
1.6.5
1.6.5p1
1.6.5p2
1.6.6
1.6.7
1.6.7p1
1.6.7p2
1.6.7p3
1.6.7p4
1.6.7p5
1.6.8
1.6.8p1
1.6.8p2
1.6.8p3
1.6.8p4
1.6.8p5
1.6.8p6
1.6.8p7
1.6.8p8

References

Tools & Filters

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Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 3.7
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-06-21 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_0 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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