CVE-2005-1993

NameCVE-2005-1993
DescriptionRace condition in sudo 1.3.1 up to 1.6.8p8, when the ALL pseudo-command is used after a user entry in the sudoers file, allows local users to gain privileges via a symlink attack.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-735-1, DSA-735-2
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs315115, 315718

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
sudo (PTS)wheezy1.8.5p2-1+nmu3+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)1.8.5p2-1+nmu3+deb7u4fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.8.10p3-1+deb8u4fixed
stretch1.8.19p1-2.1fixed
buster, sid1.8.21p2-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
sudosource(unstable)1.6.8p9-1medium315115, 315718
sudosourcesarge1.6.8p7-1.1sarge1mediumDSA-735-2
sudosourcewoody1.6.6-1.3woody1mediumDSA-735-2

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