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
 sbeattie> invasive 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 LTS (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 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (1.8.16-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (1.8.16-0ubuntu1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://www.sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/c2e36a80a279
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 21:17:29 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)