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openSUSE-SU-2014:0737-1: moderate: sudo: flaw without env_reset
openSUSE Security Update: sudo: flaw without env_reset

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2014:0737-1
Rating: moderate
References: #866503
Cross-References: CVE-2014-0106
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.4

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


The following security issue was fixed: If the env_reset option is
disabled in the sudoers file, a malicious user with sudo permissions may
be able to run arbitrary commands with elevated privileges by manipulating
the environment of a command the user is legitimately allowed to run.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.4:

zypper in -t patch 2014-55

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):



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