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<glsa id="201504-02">
<title>sudo: Information disclosure</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in sudo could allow a local attacker to read
arbitrary files or bypass security restrictions.
<product type="ebuild">sudo</product>
<announced>April 11, 2015</announced>
<revised>April 11, 2015: 1</revised>
<package name="app-admin/sudo" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.8.12</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.8.12</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>sudo does not handle the TZ environment variable properly.</p>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A local attacker may be able to read arbitrary files or information from
device special files.
<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-1.8.12"
<uri link="">CVE-2014-9680</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:50:29 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:50:58 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>