CVE-2005-2959 Detail

Current Description

Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in sudo 1.6.8 and earlier allows local users to gain privileges via the (1) SHELLOPTS and (2) PS4 environment variables before executing a bash script on behalf of another user, which are not cleared even though other variables are.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (08/30/2006)

We do not consider this to be a security issue: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=139478#c1

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305214
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Mar/msg00002.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-870 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:201
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_02_sr.html
http://www.openpkg.org/security/OpenPKG-SA-2006.002-sudo.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/9643 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15191 Exploit 
http://www.sudo.ws/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=182
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-072A.html US Government Resource 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0930 Vendor Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/213-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2959
NVD Published Date:
10/25/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018
Source:
MITRE