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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Sudo Vendors:   sudo.ws
(Oracle Issues Fix) Sudo Error in Processing Duplicate Environment Variables Lets Local Users Bypass Access Controls
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024731
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024731
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1646   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 11 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Sudo. A local user can bypass certain command execution restrictions.

The software does not handle duplicated environment variables properly.

A local user with privileges to run sudo commands can set specially crafted environment variables to bypass the secure_path restrictions and execute arbitrary commands.

Anders Kaseorg and Evan Broder of Ksplice, Inc. reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can bypass certain command execution restrictions.
Solution:   Oracle has issued a fix.

The Oracle advisory is available at:

http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/cve_2010_1646_sudo_path

Vendor URL:  www.sudo.ws/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  OpenSolaris

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jun 16 2010 Sudo Error in Processing Duplicate Environment Variables Lets Local Users Bypass Access Controls



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