Security vulnerability in sudo allows privilege escalation

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by ronjor, Mar 5, 2013.

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    http://www.h-online.com/security/ne...sudo-allows-privilege-escalation-1816387.html
     
  2. Hungry Man

    Hungry Man Registered Member

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    You need to be on a distro that allows changing of the date/time without root privileges. Unfortuantely, a few do this.
     
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    Is it the case with Ubuntu and its derivatives?
     
  4. Hungry Man

    Hungry Man Registered Member

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    Yes, it is.
     
  5. tlu

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    For Ubuntu actually old news as this vulnerability was already fixed on Feb. 28.
     
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