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Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 09:03:07 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: coley <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: sudo does not ask for password on
 GID changes

Please use CVE-2011-0010



----- 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:
> Could a CVE name be assigned to this please?
> Thanks.
> --
> Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team

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