Re: Todd Miller Sudo local root exploit discovered by Slouching

From: Jann Horn <jannhorn@googlemail.com>
To: bugtraq@securityfocus.com
Cc:
Subject: Re: Todd Miller Sudo local root exploit discovered by Slouching
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Am Mittwoch, den 03.03.2010, 12:03 +0000 schrieb andy@hotmail.com:
> Hi Kingcope,
> 
> ....but if the 'sudoers' file is correctly configured then you would not
> have the appropriate sudo permission to run the 'sudoedit' as root.
> 
> ....of course I'm assuming that the 'sudoers' file has not got the 'run
> any command' in it.
> 
> If the sudoers file used is even the default then I would think you would
> get some error on the lines of:
> 
> 'Sorry, user is not allowed to execute './sudoedit test' as root on this
> machine'.
> 
> Aren't you assuming the the sudoers file has a line in it that allows the
> user in question to run the /home/myhome/sudoedit as sudo???
> 
> Or am I missing something?
> 
> Andy

He's talking about a bug in sudo that allows him to run anything named
"sudoedit" if he can run commands that are in an alias named "sudoedit"
in /etc/sudoers.

Jann Horn





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