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Slackware alert SSA:2006-045-08 (sudo)

From:  Slackware Security Team <>
Subject:  [slackware-security] sudo (SSA:2006-045-08)
Date:  Tue, 14 Feb 2006 16:28:32 -0800 (PST)

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 [slackware-security] sudo (SSA:2006-045-08) New sudo packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix a security issue. More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database: Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+ patches/packages/sudo-1.6.8p12-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to sudo-1.6.8p12. This fixes an issue where a user able to run a Python script through sudo may be able to gain root access. IMHO, running any kind of scripting language from sudo is still not safe... For more information, see: (* 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 10.2: Updated package for Slackware -current: MD5 signatures: +-------------+ Slackware 8.1 package: 500a0ee571555ee770a2327a3a27a933 sudo-1.6.8p12-i386-1.tgz Slackware 9.0 package: 02fe736a1b2e48e9bba9f8162b41b147 sudo-1.6.8p12-i386-1.tgz Slackware 9.1 package: 79837d920b4d5c3007223f51dda2fe95 sudo-1.6.8p12-i486-1.tgz Slackware 10.0 package: 2be4cf67584af9063f94740c18c23aaa sudo-1.6.8p12-i486-1.tgz Slackware 10.1 package: 4cf1682f1f6459ffcdae3f8f213fa524 sudo-1.6.8p12-i486-1.tgz Slackware 10.2 package: 38004123c469976ada1eb39152c4deb7 sudo-1.6.8p12-i486-1.tgz Slackware -current package: b80129cc34db0742cffc365cdfbeeadf sudo-1.6.8p12-i486-1.tgz Installation instructions: +------------------------+ Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg sudo-1.6.8p12-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) iD8DBQFD8mxCakRjwEAQIjMRAofUAJ9WPKhRi31bXTrI9vKbR2xdcjTt9QCfYkwg /lqlKPyCdGXm1nldsfQ/dTo= =RHaT -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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