Upstream information

CVE-2008-3067 at MITRE

Description

sudo in SUSE openSUSE 10.3 does not clear the stdin buffer when password entry times out, which might allow local users to obtain a password by reading stdin from the parent process after a sudo child process exits.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 397370 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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