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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871835
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for sudo RHSA-2017:1574-01
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 packages contain the sudo utility
which allows system administrators to provide certain users with the permission
to execute privileged commands, which are used for system management purposes,
without having to log in as root.

Security Fix(es):

* It was found that the original fix for CVE-2017-1000367 was incomplete. A
flaw was found in the way sudo parsed tty information from the process
status file in the proc filesystem. A local user with privileges to execute
commands via sudo could use this flaw to escalate their privileges to root.
(CVE-2017-1000368)

Affected Software/OS:
sudo on
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7),
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-2017-1000368
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-1000367
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