Public Date:
916363: CVE-2013-1775 sudo: authentication bypass via reset system clock

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

sudo 1.6.0 through 1.7.10p6 and sudo 1.8.0 through 1.8.6p6 allows local users or physically proximate attackers to bypass intended time restrictions and retain privileges without re-authenticating by setting the system clock and sudo user timestamp to the epoch.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1775 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.1
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
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 6 (sudo) RHSA-2013:1701 2013-11-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (sudo) RHSA-2013:1353 2013-09-30

External References