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[Full-disclosure] rPSA-2009-0021-1 sudo

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Date: Thu Jan 29 2009 - 19:34:18 GMT
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rPath Security Advisory: 2009-0021-1
Published: 2009-01-29
Products:

    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Major
Exposure Level Classification:

    Local Root Deterministic Privilege Escalation Updated Versions:

    sudo=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/1.6.9p12-3.1-1

rPath Issue Tracking System:

    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2954

References:

    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0034

Description:

    In previous versions of sudo, in a non-default configuration which     allows users in certain groups to run commands as other non-root     users, it is possible for non-root users to inappropriately gain     root privileges. This has been fixed.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0021

Copyright 2009 rPath, Inc.
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