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CVE-2021-23239

Published: 12 January 2021

The sudoedit personality of Sudo before 1.9.5 may allow a local unprivileged user to perform arbitrary directory-existence tests by winning a sudo_edit.c race condition in replacing a user-controlled directory by a symlink to an arbitrary path.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 2.5

Status

Package Release Status
sudo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (1.8.21p2-3ubuntu1.4)
focal
Released (1.8.31-1ubuntu1.2)
groovy
Released (1.9.1-1ubuntu1.1)
hirsute
Released (1.9.4p2-2ubuntu2)
impish
Released (1.9.4p2-2ubuntu2)
jammy
Released (1.9.4p2-2ubuntu2)
kinetic
Released (1.9.4p2-2ubuntu2)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needs-triage)
trusty Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (1.8.16-0ubuntu1.10)
Patches:
upstream: https://www.sudo.ws/repos/sudo/rev/ea19d0073c02