|Description||sudo: It was discovered that the default sudo configuration on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and possibly other Linux implementations preserves the value of INPUTRC which could lead to information disclosure. A local user with sudo access to a restricted program that uses readline could use this flaw to read content from specially formatted files with elevated privileges provided by sudo.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|bullseye (security), bullseye||1.9.5p2-3+deb11u1||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
|Package||Type||Release||Fixed Version||Urgency||Origin||Debian Bugs|
- sudo <not-affected> (Debian not including INPUTRC in /etc/sudoers)
The scope of this CVE is the entire 'INPUTRC should
not be included in "env_keep" at all, or else somehow restricted'
problem, which has both the information disclosure and segmentation
Debian does not include INPUTRC by default in /etc/sudoers