CVE-2010-2956

NameCVE-2010-2956
DescriptionSudo 1.7.0 through 1.7.4p3, when a Runas group is configured, does not properly handle use of the -u option in conjunction with the -g option, which allows local users to gain privileges via a command line containing a "-u root" sequence.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs595935

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
sudo (PTS)jessie1.8.10p3-1+deb8u5fixed
jessie (security)1.8.10p3-1+deb8u4fixed
stretch1.8.19p1-2.1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster1.8.27-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
sudosource(unstable)1.7.4p4-1medium595935
sudosourcelenny(not affected)

Notes

[lenny] - sudo <not-affected> (Only affects 1.7.x)
http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/runas_group.html

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