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CVE-2009-0034 Detail

Description

parse.c in sudo 1.6.9p17 through 1.6.9p19 does not properly interpret a system group (aka %group) in the sudoers file during authorization decisions for a user who belongs to that group, which allows local users to leverage an applicable sudoers file and gain root privileges via a sudo command.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000060.html Broken Link 
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0021 Broken Link 
http://www.gratisoft.us/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=327 Product  Release Notes 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:033 Broken Link 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0267.html Not Applicable 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/500546/100/0/threaded Broken Link  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/504849/100/0/threaded Broken Link  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33517 Broken Link  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021688 Broken Link  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.sudo.ws/cgi-bin/cvsweb/sudo/parse.c.diff?r1=1.160.2.21&r2=1.160.2.22&f=h Broken Link 
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0009.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1865 Permissions Required 
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=468923 Issue Tracking  Permissions Required 
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2954 Broken Link 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10856 Broken Link 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6462 Broken Link 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-863 Incorrect Authorization cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0034
NVD Published Date:
01/30/2009
NVD Last Modified:
01/12/2024
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.