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Vulnerability of sudo: privilege escalation via system/popen

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via system() or popen() on sudo, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable systems: Debian, VNX Operating Environment, VNX Series, openSUSE, openSUSE Leap, RHEL.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 15/11/2016.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2016-7032, DLA-707-1, DSA-2020-030, openSUSE-SU-2016:2878-1, openSUSE-SU-2016:2983-1, openSUSE-SU-2016:3004-1, RHSA-2016:2872-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-21116.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via system() or popen() on sudo, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This cybersecurity weakness impacts software or systems such as Debian, VNX Operating Environment, VNX Series, openSUSE, openSUSE Leap, RHEL.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 7: new sudo packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: sudo 1.8.5p2-1+nmu3+deb7u2

Dell EMC VNXe3200: version 3.1.11.10003441.
The version 3.1.11.10003441 is fixed:
  https://www.dell.com/support/

openSUSE 13.2: new sudo packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE 13.2: sudo 1.8.10p3-2.10.1

openSUSE Leap 42: new sudo packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.1: sudo 1.8.10p3-8.1
  openSUSE Leap 42.2: sudo 1.8.10p3-7.1

RHEL: new sudo packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: sudo 1.8.6p3-25.el6_8
  RHEL 7: sudo 1.8.6p7-21.el7_3
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