CVE Database

CVE-2014-0106

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-03-06
Bugzilla: 1071780: CVE-2014-0106 sudo: certain environment variables not sanitized when env_reset is disabled

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Sudo 1.6.9 before 1.8.5, when env_reset is disabled, does not properly check environment variables for the env_delete restriction, which allows local users with sudo permissions to bypass intended command restrictions via a crafted environment variable.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0106 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the version of sudo package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.6
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (sudo) RHSA-2014:0266 March 10, 2014

External References

http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/env_add.html

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Todd C. Miller for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Sebastien Macke as the original reporter.

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