Upstream information

CVE-2005-2959 at MITRE


Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in sudo 1.6.8 and earlier allows local users to gain privileges via the (1) SHELLOPTS and (2) PS4 environment variables before executing a bash script on behalf of another user, which are not cleared even though other variables are.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 140300 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 145687 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 159599 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

SUSE Security Advisories:

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 01:56:42 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:31 2022