Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 15:52:46 -0700 From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE request: sudo does not ask for password on GID changes 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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