DSA 596-2: New sudo packages removes debug output
Posted on: 11/24/2004 03:53 PM

New sudo packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 596-2 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
November 24th, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : sudo
Vulnerability : missing input sanitising
Problem-Type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2004-1051
Debian Bug : 281665

This update removes the debug output which was left over in the update from DSA 596-1. For completeness below is the original advisory text:

Liam Helmer noticed that sudo, a program that provides limited super user privileges to specific users, does not clean the environment sufficiently. Bash functions and the CDPATH variable are still passed through to the program running as privileged user, leaving possibilities to overload system routines. These vulnerabilities can only be exploited by users who have been granted limited super user privileges.

For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.6-1.3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.8p3.

We recommend that you upgrade your sudo package.


Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.3.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 587 7e0e281b341966fba3cc20466b1e154e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.3.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 12267 f3d0958f06ddf2fd1be7514b4ad6e562
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 333074 4da4bf6cf31634cc7a17ec3b69fdc333

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.3_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 151454 170391b07188d41496c2f59f5dca39c6

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.3_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 141446 5b10c35c58bd29124c38a4468319cf32

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.3_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 135090 35bccb8d3e98c2744c3b59de7354903b

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.3_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 172448 22393a9f963d07de325714d61fdeb3b1

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.3_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 147522 2d8554ba955b14400c09bba843a9abf1

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.3_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 132668 4ad7676118bb6362978d79ce44eef297

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.3_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 144396 4f272d539a01d91310c9a8600878f0ca

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.3_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 144246 5655087c2674e4fbd58c701b4c06ec7b

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.3_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 140580 e296b3686cb6dee29ba30bb212a09d43

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.3_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 140218 727a318f9a365baa2b6aed43e382f72e

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/sudo/sudo_1.6.6-1.3_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 143022 38a86a386e6cf03dc83222397e30b90f


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update.


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