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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.870793
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for sudo RHSA-2012:1081-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'sudo'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'sudo'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The sudo (superuser do) utility allows system administrators to give
certain users the ability to run commands as root.

A flaw was found in the way the network matching code in sudo handled
multiple IP networks listed in user specification configuration directives.
A user, who is authorized to run commands with sudo on specific hosts,
could use this flaw to bypass intended restrictions and run those commands
on hosts not matched by any of the network specifications. (CVE-2012-2337)

All users of sudo are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a backported patch to correct this issue.

Affected Software/OS:
sudo on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
7.2

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-2337
Debian Security Information: DSA-2478 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2478
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-May/081432.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:079
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2337/
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027077
http://secunia.com/advisories/49219
http://secunia.com/advisories/49244
http://secunia.com/advisories/49291
http://secunia.com/advisories/49948
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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