Upstream information

CVE-2005-4158 at MITRE


Sudo before 1.6.8 p12, when the Perl taint flag is off, does not clear the (1) PERLLIB, (2) PERL5LIB, and (3) PERL5OPT environment variables, which allows limited local users to cause a Perl script to include and execute arbitrary library files that have the same name as library files that are included by the script.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

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:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 6.0
  • sudo >= 1.9.15p5-1.3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 6.0 GA sudo-1.9.15p5-1.3
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • sudo >= 1.9.7p2-1.4
  • sudo-devel >= 1.9.7p2-1.4
  • sudo-plugin-python >= 1.9.7p2-1.4
  • sudo-test >= 1.9.7p2-1.4

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:40:23 2013
CVE page last modified: Sat Jun 15 20:47:03 2024