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Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 11:10:17 -0600
From: "Todd C. Miller" <Todd.Miller@...rtesan.com>
To: Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de>
Cc: Xnuxer Security <xnusec@...il.com>, bugtraq@...urityfocus.com,
	made@...ula.rvs.uni-bielefeld.de, security@...e.de
Subject: Re: [security@...e.de] [XNUXER-SECURITY] Root Privilige Escalation in Sudo version 1.6.8p7 without Password, SuSE 9.3


In message <20050531085218.GA10534@...e.de>
	so spake Marcus Meissner (meissner):

> I cannot reproduce this in the default installation of sudo in SUSE Linux
> 9.3.

Sudo catches SIGINT and returns an empty string for the password
so I don't see how this could happen unless the user's actual
password was empty.  I suppose some kind of PAM misconfiguration
is also possible.

 - todd


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