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Secunia Security Advisory 49291

Secunia Security Advisory 49291
Posted May 29, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - SUSE has issued an update for sudo. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions.

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systems | linux, suse
MD5 | ff34f1ab36c5a1c14d74bc64c303fcc0

Secunia Security Advisory 49291

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TITLE:
SUSE update for sudo

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49291

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49291/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49291

RELEASE DATE:
2012-05-29

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49291/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/49291/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49291

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
SUSE has issued an update for sudo. This fixes a vulnerability, which
can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security
restrictions.

For more information:
SA49219

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages via the zypper package manager.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
openSUSE-SU-2012:0652-1:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-05/msg00036.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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