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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2337

sudo 1.6.x and 1.7.x before 1.7.9p1, and 1.8.x before 1.8.4p5, does not properly support configurations that use a netmask syntax, which allows local users to bypass intended command restrictions in opportunistic circumstances by executing a command on a host that has an IPv4 address.
Publish Date : 2012-05-18 Last Update Date : 2018-01-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:H/Au:M/C:C/I:C/A:C 2012-05-10 2012-05-16
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1081 -- sudo security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27394 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012:1081: sudo security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23171 unix
DSA-2478-1 sudo - parsing error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20104 unix
ELSA-2012:1081: sudo security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23860 unix
RHSA-2012:1081: sudo security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21239 unix
RHSA-2012:1081: sudo security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121081 unix
VMware ESX third party update for Service Console package sudo oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20702 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-2337

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.2p3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.3 P7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.4p2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.7p5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.8p12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.9p20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.9p21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.9p22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.9p23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Todd Miller Sudo 19

- References For CVE-2012-2337
SECTRACK 1027077

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2337

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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