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The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

sudo 1.6.0 through 1.6.3p7 does not properly clear the environment before calling the mail program, which could allow local users to gain root privileges by modifying environment variables and changing how the mail program is invoked.

Find out more about CVE-2002-0043 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Linux 7.1 RHSA-2002:011 2002-01-15
Red Hat Linux 7.2 RHSA-2002:011 2002-01-15
Red Hat Powertools 6.2 RHSA-2002:013 2002-01-15
Red Hat Linux 7.0 RHSA-2002:011 2002-01-15

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