Security bugfix for package sudo
(Last modified: 08JAN2002)
solutions Security bugfix for package sudo SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (072f3a97d6c71db4fe2018315f9e42e0)
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server for S/390
sudosends an email to the sysadmin about an unsuccessful effort to gain elevated privileges, users were able to pass environment variables along with the
execve()system call when
sendmailis called. The call for
root, which allows a local attacker to gain
sudois installed with
setuid-rootpermissions. The update package corrects this error by running
rpm -Uvh sudo.rpm
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