[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201504-02 ] sudo: Information disclosure

Fabricante: Gentoo
Fecha: 11/04/2015
Identificador: GLSA 201504-02
[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201504-02 ] sudo: Information disclosure
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201504-02 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - https://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: sudo: Information disclosure Date: April 11, 2015 Bugs: #539532 ID: 201504-02 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== A vulnerability in sudo could allow a local attacker to read arbitrary files or bypass security restrictions. Background ========== sudo allows a system administrator to give users the ability to run commands as other users. Access to commands may also be granted on a range to hosts. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 app-admin/sudo < 1.8.12 >= 1.8.12 Description =========== sudo does not handle the TZ environment variable properly. Impact ====== A local attacker may be able to read arbitrary files or information from device special files. Workaround ========== There is no known workaround at this time. Resolution ========== All sudo users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-admin/sudo-1.8.12" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2014-9680 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-9680 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-02 Concerns? ========= Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2015 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s). The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5