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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-0106

Original release date: 03/11/2014
Last revised: 08/17/2015


Sudo 1.6.9 before 1.8.5, when env_reset is disabled, does not properly check environment variables for the env_delete restriction, which allows local users with sudo permissions to bypass intended command restrictions via a crafted environment variable.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 2.7
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140305 sudo: security policy bypass when env_reset is disabled
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2146-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0266
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2015-08-13-2
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT205031
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/env_add.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.8.0
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.8.1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.8.1p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.8.1p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.8.2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.8.3
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.8.3p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.8.3p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.8.4
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.8.4p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.8.4p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.8.4p3
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.8.4p4
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.8.4p5
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.0
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.10
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.10p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.10p10
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.10p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.10p3
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.10p4
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.10p5
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.10p6
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.10p7
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.10p8
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.10p9
* 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:1.7.3b1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.4
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.4p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.4p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.4p3
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.4p4
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.4p5
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.4p6
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.5
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.6
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.6p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.6p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.7
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.8
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.8p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.8p2
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.9
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.7.9p1
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p20
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p21
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p22
* cpe:/a:todd_miller:sudo:1.6.9p23

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