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Old 18th May 2012
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Default Security vulnerability in sudo's netmask function patched

From http://h-online.com/-1578395

The developers of sudo have released updates to the privilege elevating utility to patch a bug that allows an attacker to execute commands that they should not be able to access on a remote system. Shortly after, they issued a regular update which includes these fixes along with several new features.
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