sudo 1.6.x before 1.6.9p21 and 1.7.x before 1.7.2p4, when a pseudo-command is enabled, permits a match between the name of the pseudo-command and the name of an executable file in an arbitrary directory, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted executable file, as demonstrated by a file named sudoedit in a user's home directory.
Published 2010-02-24 18:30:01
Updated 2018-10-10 19:52:38
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2010-0426

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 8 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2010-0426

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.4
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2010-0426

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2010-0426

  • Red Hat 2010-03-02
    This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0122.html It did not affect the versions of the sudo package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.

References for CVE-2010-0426

Products affected by CVE-2010-0426

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