CVE Database

CVE-2011-0010

Impact: Low
Public: 2011-01-11
Bugzilla: 668879: CVE-2011-0010 sudo: does not ask for password on GID changes
IAVA: 2015-A-0114

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

check.c in sudo 1.7.x before 1.7.4p5, when a Runas group is configured, does not require a password for command execution that involves a gid change but no uid change, which allows local users to bypass an intended authentication requirement via the -g option to a sudo command.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0010 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 1.2
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (sudo) RHSA-2012:0309 February 21, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (sudo) RHSA-2011:0599 May 19, 2011

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