USN-4705-2: Sudo vulnerability
27 January 2021
Several security issues were fixed in Sudo.
- sudo - Provide limited super user privileges to specific users
USN-4705-1 fixed a vulnerability in Sudo. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Sudo incorrectly handled memory when parsing command
lines. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain unintended
access to the administrator account. (CVE-2021-3156)
- USN-4705-1: sudo, sudo-ldap