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sudo -- privilege escalation with bash scripts

Affected packages
sudo <


VuXML ID bdd1537b-354c-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82
Discovery 2004-11-11
Entry 2004-11-13

A Sudo Security Alerts reports:

A flaw in exists in sudo's environment sanitizing prior to sudo version 1.6.8p2 that could allow a malicious user with permission to run a shell script that utilized the bash shell to run arbitrary commands.