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Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 09:03:07 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: coley <coley@...re.org>
Subject: Re: CVE request: sudo does not ask for password on
 GID changes

Please use CVE-2011-0010

Thanks.

-- 
    JB


----- Original Message -----
> A Debian bug report noted that sudo does not access for a password on
> GID changes, like it does for UID changes. This could allow a user to
> execute commands using '-g [group]' without being prompted for their
> password.
> 
> It uses a (newer?) syntax; on 1.6.7p5 at least the '(ALL:ALL)'
> specification gives a syntax error; I'm not sure when this behaviour
> was
> introduced.
> 
> References:
> 
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=609641
> http://www.sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/fe8a94f96542
> http://www.sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/07d1b0ce530e
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=668879
> 
> Could a CVE name be assigned to this please?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> --
> Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team

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