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CVE-2010-2956 Detail

Description

Sudo 1.7.0 through 1.7.4p3, when a Runas group is configured, does not properly handle use of the -u option in conjunction with the -g option, which allows local users to gain privileges via a command line containing a "-u root" sequence.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/10/2010

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-2956
Original release date:
09/10/2010
Last revised:
01/21/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.2 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-September/047516.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2010-14355
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-09/msg00006.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:017
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201009-03.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-201009-03
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0075 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0075
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:175 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:175
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0675.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0675
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/archive/1/archive/1/515545/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20110105 VMSA-2011-0001 VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc, sudo, and openldap
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43019 External Source BID 43019
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024392 External Source SECTRACK 1024392
http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/runas_group.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/runas_group.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-983-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-983-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0001.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0001.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2312 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-2312
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2318 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-2318
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2320 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-2320
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2358 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-2358
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0025 External Source VUPEN ADV-2011-0025
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=628628 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=628628

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