CVE-2010-0426 Detail

Current Description

sudo 1.6.x before 1.6.9p21 and 1.7.x before 1.7.2p4, when a pseudo-command is enabled, permits a match between the name of the pseudo-command and the name of an executable file in an arbitrary directory, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted executable file, as demonstrated by a file named sudoedit in a user's home directory.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (03/02/2010)

This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0122.html It did not affect the versions of the sudo package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.sudo.ws/pub/sudo/sudo-1.6.9p21.patch.gz Patch 
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=570737
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/040578.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/040588.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00004.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023658
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2010&m=slackware-security.577019
http://sudo.ws/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=389
http://sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/88f3181692fe
http://sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/f86e1b56d074
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0075
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2006
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201003-01.xml
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-security-4/the-use-of-sudoedit-command-question-785442/
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:049
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/514489/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38362 Patch 
http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/stable.html Patch 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-905-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0450 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0949
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10814
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7238

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-2010-0426
NVD Published Date:
02/24/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018
Source:
MITRE