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CVE-2010-0426 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/24/2010

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0426
Original release date:
02/24/2010
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red 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 Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.sudo.ws/pub/sudo/sudo-1.6.9p21.patch.gz Patch External Source CONFIRM ftp://ftp.sudo.ws/pub/sudo/sudo-1.6.9p21.patch.gz
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=570737 External Source MISC http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=570737
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/040578.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2010-6701
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/040588.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2010-6749
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00004.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:006
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023658 External Source SECTRACK 1023658
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2010&m=slackware-security.577019 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2010-110-01
http://sudo.ws/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=389 External Source CONFIRM http://sudo.ws/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=389
http://sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/88f3181692fe External Source CONFIRM http://sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/88f3181692fe
http://sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/f86e1b56d074 External Source CONFIRM http://sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/f86e1b56d074
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0075 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0075
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2006 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2006
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201003-01.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-201003-01
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-security-4/the-use-of-sudoedit-command-question-785442/ External Source MISC 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 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:049
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/514489/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20101027 rPSA-2010-0075-1 sudo
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38362 Patch External Source BID 38362
http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/stable.html Patch External Source CONFIRM http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/stable.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-905-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-905-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0450 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-0450
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0949 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-0949
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10814 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10814
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7238 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7238

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10814
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10814
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7238
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7238

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.4_p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.4_p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.5_p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.5_p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.7_p5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9_p17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9_p18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9_p19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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