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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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides administrator access
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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.1
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.2
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p1
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p2
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p3
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p4
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p5
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p6
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3_p7
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.4_p1
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.4_p2
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.5_p1
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.5_p2
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.7_p5
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p1
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p2
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p5
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p7
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p8
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p9
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8_p12
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9_p17
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9_p18
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9_p19
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.0
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.1
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p1
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p2
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 cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p3
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0426
NVD Published Date:
02/24/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018