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CVE-2005-1831 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** Sudo 1.6.8p7 on SuSE Linux 9.3, and possibly other Linux distributions, allows local users to gain privileges by using sudo to call su, then entering a blank password and hitting CTRL-C. NOTE: SuSE and multiple third-party researchers have not been able to replicate this issue, stating "Sudo catches SIGINT and returns an empty string for the password so I don't see how this could happen unless the user's actual password was empty."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-05/0349.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-05/0359.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111755694008928&w=2

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8p7
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1831
NVD Published Date:
05/31/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2016