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CVE-2005-4158 Detail

Current Description

Sudo before 1.6.8 p12, when the Perl taint flag is off, does not clear the (1) PERLLIB, (2) PERL5LIB, and (3) PERL5OPT environment variables, which allows limited local users to cause a Perl script to include and execute arbitrary library files that have the same name as library files that are included by the script.

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.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/24/2008)

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2005/Nov/1015192.html Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-946
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:234
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:159
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_02_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15394 Exploit Patch
http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/perl_env.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0002/
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2386
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/23102
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-235-1/

Weakness Enumeration

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.4_p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.4_p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.5_p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.5_p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.7_p5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4158
NVD Published Date:
12/10/2005
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017