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Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2005 00:35:12 +0800
From: Ow Mun Heng <>
To: Xnuxer Security <>
Subject: Re: [XNUXER-SECURITY] Root Privilige Escalation in Sudo version
	1.6.8p7 without Password, SuSE 9.3

On Tue, 2005-05-31 at 13:02 +0700, Xnuxer Security wrote:
> Today, 31 May 2005, I found error with root privilige escalation in
> Sudo version 1.6.8p7 that package installed with SuSE 9.3. Testing in
> my machine, sudo appear not check is true when I press CTRL + C with
> blank password and giving status SID as root privilige to SID user. I
> got successful as root without need a password but only use blank
> password and press CTRL + C. Please check my testing below in my SuSE
> 9.3 box:

> Other sudo version is not check yet, about affect in other distro of
> linux not check too but possible vulnerable, please check it. SuSE
> Security still contacted by me.

Gentoo. version of sudo is 1.6.7p5.
Not affected

Ow Mun Heng
Gentoo/Linux on DELL D600 1.4Ghz 1.5GB RAM
98% Microsoft(tm) Free!! 
Neuromancer 00:35:11 up 1 day, 2:36, 6 users, load average: 0.29, 0.68,

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