[USN-3968-3] Sudo vulnerabilities
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Sep 28 13:40:25 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3968-3
September 28, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
Several security issues were fixed in Sudo.
- sudo: Provide limited super user privileges to specific users
USN-3968-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Sudo. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Florian Weimer discovered that Sudo incorrectly handled the noexec
restriction when used with certain applications. A local attacker could
possibly use this issue to bypass configured restrictions and execute
arbitrary commands. (CVE-2016-7076, CVE-2016-7032)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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