Arbitrary Command Injection Affecting sudo Open this link in a new tab package, versions <1.8.9p5-1ubuntu1.5+esm5
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How to fix?
sudo to version 1.8.9p5-1ubuntu1.5+esm5 or higher.
Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream
How to fix? for
Ubuntu:14.04 relevant versions.
sudo before version 1.8.18p1 is vulnerable to a bypass in the sudo noexec restriction if application run via sudo executed wordexp() C library function with a user supplied argument. A local user permitted to run such application via sudo with noexec restriction could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary commands with elevated privileges.