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Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - sudo

Feb 26, 2001, 22:17 (0 Talkback[s])

Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2001 13:23:08 -0300
From: secure@CONECTIVA.COM.BR
To: BUGTRAQ@SECURITYFOCUS.COM
Subject: [CLA-2001:381] Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - sudo


CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT
PACKAGE   : sudo
SUMMARY   : Local buffer overflow
DATE      : 2001-02-26 13:22:00
ID        : CLA-2001:381
RELEVANT
RELEASES  : 4.0, 4.0es, 4.1, 4.2, 5.0, prg gráficos, ecommerce, 5.1, 6.0

DESCRIPTION
"sudo" is a program used to delegate superuser privileges to ordinary users and only for specific commands. There is a buffer overflow vulnerability in sudo which could be used by an attacker to obtain higher privileges.

SOLUTION
All sudo users should upgrade the package.

The problem was reported in sudo's bugzilla by chris@camcom.co.uk and the author, Todd C. Miller, released an updated version.

DIRECT DOWNLOAD LINKS TO THE UPDATED PACKAGES
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.0/SRPMS/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.0/i386/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.0/i386/sudo-doc-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.0es/SRPMS/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.0es/i386/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.0es/i386/sudo-doc-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.1/SRPMS/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.1/i386/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.1/i386/sudo-doc-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.2/SRPMS/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.2/i386/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/4.2/i386/sudo-doc-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.0/SRPMS/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.0/i386/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.0/i386/sudo-doc-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.1/SRPMS/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.1/i386/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.1/i386/sudo-doc-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/SRPMS/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/sudo-doc-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/ecommerce/SRPMS/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/ecommerce/i386/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/ecommerce/i386/sudo-doc-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/graficas/SRPMS/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/graficas/i386/sudo-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/ferramentas/graficas/i386/sudo-doc-1.6.3p6-1cl.i386.rpm

ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS
Users of Conectiva Linux version 6.0 or higher may use apt to perform upgrades of RPM packages:
- add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list if it is not there yet (you may also use linuxconf to do this):

rpm [cncbr] ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br 6.0/conectiva updates

(replace 6.0 with the correct version number if you are not running CL6.0)

 - run:                 apt-get update
 - after that, execute: apt-get upgrade
Detailed instructions reagarding the use of apt and upgrade examples can be found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/#apt?idioma=en

All packages are signed with Conectiva's GPG key. The key and instructions on how to import it can be found at
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/chave/?idioma=en
Instructions on how to check the signatures of the RPM packages can be found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/politica/?idioma=en


All our advisories and generic update instructions can be viewed at
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?idioma=en