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820677: CVE-2012-2337 sudo: Multiple netmask values used in Host / Host_List configuration cause any host to be allowed access

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

sudo 1.6.x and 1.7.x before 1.7.9p1, and 1.8.x before 1.8.4p5, does not properly support configurations that use a netmask syntax, which allows local users to bypass intended command restrictions in opportunistic circumstances by executing a command on a host that has an IPv4 address.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2337 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:M/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Multiple
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 5 (sudo) RHSA-2012:1081 2012-07-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (sudo) RHSA-2012:1081 2012-07-16

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