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    Debian: DSA-3867-1: sudo security update

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    The Qualys Security team discovered that sudo, a program designed to provide limited super user privileges to specific users, does not properly parse "/proc/[pid]/stat" to read the device number of the tty from field 7 (tty_nr). A sudoers user can take advantage of this flaw on
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3867-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    May 30, 2017                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : sudo
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-1000367
    Debian Bug     : 863731
    
    The Qualys Security team discovered that sudo, a program designed to
    provide limited super user privileges to specific users, does not
    properly parse "/proc/[pid]/stat" to read the device number of the tty
    from field 7 (tty_nr). A sudoers user can take advantage of this flaw on
    an SELinux-enabled system to obtain full root privileges.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.8.10p3-1+deb8u4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your sudo packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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