CVE-2005-4890

NameCVE-2005-4890
DescriptionThere is a possible tty hijacking in shadow 4.x before 4.1.5 and sudo 1.x before 1.7.4 via "su - user -c program". The user session can be escaped to the parent session by using the TIOCSTI ioctl to push characters into the input buffer to be read by the next process.
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NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs628843, 657784

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
shadow (PTS)stretch1:4.4-4.1fixed
buster1:4.5-1.1fixed
bullseye, sid1:4.8.1-1fixed
sudo (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1.8.19p1-2.1+deb9u2fixed
buster1.8.27-1+deb10u2fixed
buster (security)1.8.27-1+deb10u1fixed
bullseye1.9.3p1-1fixed
sid1.9.4-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
shadowsource(unstable)1:4.1.5-1low628843
sudosource(unstable)1.7.4p4low657784

Notes

[squeeze] - shadow <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - shadow <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=173008
sudo might be fixed earlier, use_pty present in stable

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