CVE-2015-5602

Priority
Description
sudoedit in Sudo before 1.8.15 allows local users to gain privileges via a
symlink attack on a file whose full path is defined using multiple
wildcards in /etc/sudoers, as demonstrated by "/home/*/*/file.txt."
Notes
sbeattieinvasive change, changes behavior of sudoedit_checkdir
Package
Source: sudo (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (1.8.16)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (1.8.16-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (1.8.16-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (1.8.16-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (1.8.16-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected (1.8.16-0ubuntu1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://www.sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/c2e36a80a279
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 19:25:22 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)