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An Old Ubuntu Bug Lets Malicious Users Gain Sudo Access

Apr 29, 2015, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

It appears that there's a bug in Ubuntu distributions which lets malicious users to locally exploit sudo and gain access to the user's account without knowing their password. The bug was submitted to Canonical's Launchpad back in September 2013 by user Mark Smith.

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