|Bugzilla:||1071780: CVE-2014-0106 sudo: certain environment variables not sanitized when env_reset is disabled|
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.
This issue did not affect the version of sudo package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (sudo)||RHSA-2014:0266||March 10, 2014|
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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