Descriptionparse.c in sudo 1.6.9p17 through 1.6.9p19 does not properly interpret a system group (aka %group) in the sudoers file during authorization decisions for a user who belongs to that group, which allows local users to leverage an applicable sudoers file and gain root privileges via a sudo command.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2009:003, published Mon, 02 Feb 2009 16:30:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 03:06:48 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:44 2022