sudo

Description:Allows users or groups to run commands as other users
License: BSD
Homepage:https://www.sudo.ws/
Location:Portage
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  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
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USE flags

  • gcrypt - Use message digest functions from dev-libs/libgcrypt instead of sudo's
  • ldap - Add LDAP support (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
  • libressl - Use message digest functions from dev-libs/libressl instead of sudo's
  • nls - Add Native Language Support (using gettext - GNU locale utilities)
  • offensive - Let sudo print insults when the user types the wrong password
  • pam - Add support for PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) - DANGEROUS to arbitrarily flip
  • sasl - Add support for the Simple Authentication and Security Layer
  • secure-path - Replace PATH variable with compile time secure paths
  • selinux - !!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur
  • sendmail - Allow sudo to send emails with sendmail
  • skey - Enable S/Key (Single use password) authentication support
  • ssl - Add support for SSL/TLS connections (Secure Socket Layer / Transport Layer Security)
  • sssd - Add System Security Services Daemon support

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
10 months high sudo: Multiple vulnerabilities
over 3 years high sudo: Privilege escalation
over 3 years high sudo: Privilege escalation
over 4 years normal sudo: Unauthorized privilege escalation in sudoedit
almost 6 years normal sudo: Information disclosure
over 6 years high sudo: Privilege escalation
about 7 years high sudo: Privilege escalation
over 8 years high sudo: Privilege escalation
almost 9 years high sudo: Privilege escalation
over 10 years high sudo: Privilege Escalation
over 10 years high sudo: Privilege escalation
almost 11 years high sudo: Privilege escalation
almost 12 years high sudo: Privilege escalation
over 15 years normal sudo: Arbitrary command execution

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