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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-1646

Original release date: 06/07/2010
Last revised: 07/18/2011


The secure path feature in env.c in sudo 1.3.1 through 1.6.9p22 and 1.7.0 through 1.7.2p6 does not properly handle an environment that contains multiple PATH variables, which might allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted value of the last PATH variable.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.2 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1518
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20101027 rPSA-2010-0075-1 sudo
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=598154
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201009-03
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:118
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/a09c6812eaec
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2011:002
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1478
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024101
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10580
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2010-0075
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1452
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-9415
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/secure_path.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 40538
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-9417
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2062
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 65083
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7338
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0475
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/3057fde43cf0
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0212
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-9402
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1519

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10580
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7338
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.3.1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.0
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p3
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p4
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p5
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p6
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.2p7
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p22
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.2p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.2p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.2p3
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3p3
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3p4
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3p5
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3p6
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.3p7
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.4
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.4p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.4p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.5
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.5p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.5p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.6
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.7
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.7p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.7p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.7p3
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.7p4
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.7p5
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8p3
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8p4
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8p5
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8p6
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8p7
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8p8
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8p9
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8p10
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8p11
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.8p12
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p3
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p4
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p5
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p6
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p7
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p8
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p9
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p10
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p11
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p12
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p13
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p14
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p15
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p16
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p17
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p18
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p19
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p20
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p21

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)