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Slackware alert SSA:2005-172-01 (sudo)

From:  Slackware Security Team <>
Subject:  [slackware-security] sudo (SSA:2005-172-01)
Date:  Tue, 21 Jun 2005 23:44:35 -0700 (PDT)

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 [slackware-security] sudo (SSA:2005-172-01) New Sudo packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, and -current to fix a security issue. A race condition could allow a user with Sudo privileges to run arbitrary commands. For more details, see: Here are the details from the Slackware 10.1 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+ patches/packages/sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to sudo-1.6.8p9. This new version of Sudo fixes a race condition in command pathname handling that could allow a user with Sudo privileges to run arbitrary commands. For full details, see the Sudo site: (* Security fix *) +--------------------------+ Where to find the new packages: +-----------------------------+ Updated package for Slackware 8.1: Updated package for Slackware 9.0: Updated package for Slackware 9.1: Updated package for Slackware 10.0: Updated package for Slackware 10.1: Updated package for Slackware -current: MD5 signatures: +-------------+ Slackware 8.1 package: d224ba8c2c7de90db45aa6f011d4e00f sudo-1.6.8p9-i386-1.tgz Slackware 9.0 package: d6f9623360ba84a9ff9b5fc550654a85 sudo-1.6.8p9-i386-1.tgz Slackware 9.1 package: 6a63970c021da407741e082cde5082fc sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz Slackware 10.0 package: 5b37f465d3a55845e1fca06140f04804 sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz Slackware 10.1 package: 8b89c8935bc74b23cb85fedbfacd6fd1 sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz Slackware -current package: 7e85716217c1fc8f8fdf2b89c76f189b sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz Installation instructions: +------------------------+ Upgrade the packages as root: # upgradepkg sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz +-----+ Slackware Linux Security Team +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | To leave the slackware-security mailing list: | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Send an email to with this text in the body of | | the email message: | | | | unsubscribe slackware-security | | | | You will get a confirmation message back containing instructions to | | complete the process. Please do not reply to this email address. | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.7 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFCuQLWakRjwEAQIjMRAnQhAJ4nsJWzY5xLoxjgge9eBfTjyPRFJQCghtFE /l12r6QIpgikffyVD6js22I= =ivaF -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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