sudo (SSA:2005-172-01)
Posted on: 06/22/2005 07:03 AM

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:
http://www.courtesan.com/sudo/alerts/path_race.html

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.1 ChangeLog:
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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:
http://www.courtesan.com/sudo/alerts/path_race.html
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Updated package for Slackware 8.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-8.1/patches/packages/sudo-1.6.8p9-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/sudo-1.6.8p9-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/ap/sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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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:
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Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com


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