|Bugzilla:||668843: CVE-2011-0008 sudo in Fedora vulnerable to CVE-2009-0034 again due to improper patch rediff|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
A certain Fedora patch for parse.c in sudo before 1.7.4p5-1.fc14 on Fedora 14 does not properly interpret a system group (aka %group) in the sudoers file during authorization decisions for a user who belongs to that group, which allows local users to leverage an applicable sudoers file and gain root privileges via a sudo command. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2009-0034 regression.
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of sudo as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, or 6.
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