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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] sudo (SSA:2005-172-01)
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 23:44:35 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  sudo (SSA:2005-172-01)


New Sudo packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0,
10.1, and -current to fix a security issue.  A race condition could
allow a user with Sudo privileges to run arbitrary commands.

For more details, see:
  http://www.courtesan.com/sudo/alerts/path_race.html


Here are the details from the Slackware 10.1 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz:  Upgraded to sudo-1.6.8p9.
  This new version of Sudo fixes a race condition in command pathname handling
  that could allow a user with Sudo privileges to run arbitrary commands.
  For full details, see the Sudo site:
    http://www.courtesan.com/sudo/alerts/path_race.html
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


Where to find the new packages:
+-----------------------------+

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-8.1/patches/packages/sudo-1.6.8p9-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/sudo-1.6.8p9-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/ap/sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 8.1 package:
d224ba8c2c7de90db45aa6f011d4e00f  sudo-1.6.8p9-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
d6f9623360ba84a9ff9b5fc550654a85  sudo-1.6.8p9-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
6a63970c021da407741e082cde5082fc  sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
5b37f465d3a55845e1fca06140f04804  sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
8b89c8935bc74b23cb85fedbfacd6fd1  sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
7e85716217c1fc8f8fdf2b89c76f189b  sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg sudo-1.6.8p9-i486-1.tgz


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com

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