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    openSUSE: 2021:0169-1 important: sudo

    Date 27 Jan 2021
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    An update that solves three vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available.
       openSUSE Security Update: Security update for sudo
    Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2021:0169-1
    Rating:             important
    References:         #1180684 #1180685 #1180687 #1181090 
    Cross-References:   CVE-2021-23239 CVE-2021-23240 CVE-2021-3156
    Affected Products:
                        openSUSE Leap 15.1
       An update that solves three vulnerabilities and has one
       errata is now available.
       This update for sudo fixes the following issues:
       - A Heap-based buffer overflow in sudo could be exploited to allow a user
         to gain root privileges [bsc#1181090,CVE-2021-3156]
       - It was possible for a user to test for the existence of a directory due
         to a Race Condition in `sudoedit` [bsc#1180684,CVE-2021-23239]
       - A Possible Symlink Attack vector existed in `sudoedit` if SELinux was
         running in permissive mode [bsc#1180685, CVE-2021-23240]
       - It was possible for a User to enable Debug Settings not Intended for
         them [bsc#1180687]
       This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.
    Patch Instructions:
       To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
       like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
       Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:
       - openSUSE Leap 15.1:
          zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2021-169=1
    Package List:
       - openSUSE Leap 15.1 (i586 x86_64):

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