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<glsa id="201207-01">
<title>sudo: Privilege escalation</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability has been found in sudo which may allow local users
to gain escalated privileges.
<product type="ebuild">sudo</product>
<announced>July 09, 2012</announced>
<revised>July 09, 2012: 1</revised>
<package name="app-admin/sudo" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.8.5_p1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.8.5_p1</vulnerable>
<p>sudo allows a system administrator to give users the ability to run
commands as other users. Access to commands may also be granted on a
range to hosts.
<p>An error in sudo may allow unintended IPv4 hosts to be granted access to
<impact type="high">
<p>A local attacker could gain escalated privileges.</p>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All sudo users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-admin/sudo-1.8.5_p1"
<uri link="">CVE-2012-2337</uri>
<metadata timestamp="Sat, 26 May 2012 19:07:01 +0000" tag="requester">ackle</metadata>
<metadata timestamp="Mon, 09 Jul 2012 22:09:16 +0000" tag="submitter">ackle</metadata>