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CVE-2010-2956 Detail

Current 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
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.2 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-September/047516.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-09/msg00006.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201009-03.xml
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0075
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:175
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0675.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/514489/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/515545/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43019
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024392
http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/runas_group.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-983-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0001.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2312
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2318
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2320
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2358
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0025
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=628628

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.3b1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.4p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.4p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.4p3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-2956
NVD Published Date:
09/10/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018