CVE-2016-7091

Published: 22 December 2016

sudo: It was discovered that the default sudo configuration on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and possibly other Linux implementations preserves the value of INPUTRC which could lead to information disclosure. A local user with sudo access to a restricted program that uses readline could use this flaw to read content from specially formatted files with elevated privileges provided by sudo.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 4.4

Status

Package Release Status
sudo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
INPUTRC isn't included in debian/ubuntu, rh-specific

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