Updating sudo to sudo-1.7.2p1-14.el5_8.2 changes permissions on /etc/nsswitch.conf

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Updating the sudo package changed permissions of the /etc/nsswitch.conf file.

  • This issue may affect some regular user process using gethostbyname(), gethostbyaddr() and getaddrinfo().


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • sudo

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