RHSA-2021:0226 - Security Advisory
Security Advisory: Important
Red Hat Insights patch analysis
Identify and remediate systems affected by this advisory.
An update for sudo is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 Advanced Update Support.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The sudo packages contain the sudo utility which allows system administrators to provide certain users with the permission to execute privileged commands, which are used for system management purposes, without having to log in as root.
- sudo: Heap buffer overflow in argument parsing (CVE-2021-3156)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - AUS 7.2 x86_64
- BZ - 1917684 - CVE-2021-3156 sudo: Heap buffer overflow in argument parsing
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - AUS 7.2