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1617680: CVE-2005-1993 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race condition in sudo 1.3.1 up to 1.6.8p8, when the ALL pseudo-command is used after a user entry in the sudoers file, allows local users to gain privileges via a symlink attack.

Find out more about CVE-2005-1993 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (sudo) RHSA-2005:535 2005-06-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (sudo) RHSA-2005:535 2005-06-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (sudo) RHSA-2005:535 2005-06-29

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