Debian: New sudo packages fix arbitrary command execution

    Date25 Oct 2005
    CategoryDebian
    6115
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    Updated package.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 870-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    October 25th, 2005                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : sudo
    Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2005-2959
    
    Tavis Ormandy noticed that sudo, a program that provides limited super
    user privileges to specific users, does not clean the environment
    sufficiently.  The SHELLOPTS and PS4 variables are dangerous and are
    still passed through to the program running as privileged user.  This
    can result in the execution of arbitrary commands as privileged user
    when a bash script is executed.  These vulnerabilities can only be
    exploited by users who have been granted limited super user
    privileges.
    
    For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.6-1.4.
    
    For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.8p7-1.2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.8p9-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your sudo package.
    
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    - --------------------
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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      Source archives:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.4.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      587 c22d78e545cc41285b70e928baf5ef2a
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.4.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    12353 49b036195d8797105cc48b77343409df
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   333074 4da4bf6cf31634cc7a17ec3b69fdc333
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.4_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   151570 03fce4fe476ae16b4672dab579d5fd69
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.4_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   141524 9337ba4f86b1bfc23b9c0ac43831e5b8
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.4_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   134978 ad3fa7172bdf1367bcb7ffada5fe8bd1
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.4_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   172532 a37d469d4b88fbf61ffcf2bfe2ba2ac9
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.4_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   147642 48ee191d753ce8231406383ddfeca83b
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.4_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   132792 661352760c71a856734ed98cf59718f8
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.4_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   144444 8bd20f7ef341e7b4210bf83888288817
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.4_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   144320 65cd1110ea9d0a24cfd42a963c2e932c
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.4_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   140708 d46cca27fddf5ba89b3a7ccbce87bfd8
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.4_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   140294 c2b73dd934d2852bd97395021b82bcb1
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.4_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   143106 7fe864a335c9f438765cedb78b602695
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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      Source archives:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7-1.2.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      571 ee704f9a7147f4af70b7f98c03fe63ca
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7-1.2.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    20291 85b39fe73ce73b17f89077f5baff1061
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   585302 ad65d24f20c736597360d242515e412c
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7-1.2_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   176516 f3d8c031b827697735e1fb4c6b30aa05
    
      AMD64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7-1.2_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   169978 13c5fb4e10b152a0b8c304c9b5070f33
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7-1.2_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   163528 08b9302954e490b86915ba1c77ad2e95
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7-1.2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   159618 b96c7e49de019a22e63b146108d373b2
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7-1.2_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   195042 ea11fb9d63c42cd5e987cbc426b2d850
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7-1.2_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   170464 db7b10db7027d76e9db541e1ecfdf3c5
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7-1.2_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   154890 984de6ffe0c4148eb4ec2524be48ec93
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7-1.2_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   168394 2915f237172414cd34d5a5f9d7bf9f52
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7-1.2_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   168296 1a69c185ad41d450e4cb0ee593e53779
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7-1.2_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   165140 4cef8bdb04fb8c91a69d93a41f14a449
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7-1.2_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   167986 ef2691f0af99039da331c7cc68136a06
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.8p7-1.2_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   162382 897dd50a90835ff5ffeaa34a6d499506
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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